NYMF and Gorgeous Entertainment Present DEEP COVER

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Gorgeous Entertainment will present Deep Cover, a noir musical, in performances Monday 10/2, Thursday 10/5, Friday 10/16, and Saturday 10/17 at Sweet Caroline’s. DEEP COVER is the story of a once-famous rocker who collides with an alluring young woman who has a clever plan for his come back – one that hinges on murder. DEEP COVER, which takes place in a music club, will be staged in a perfectly fitting venue: SWEET CAROLINE’S. Says director Dan Safer, “Once the audience enters SWEET CAROLINE’S. We plan to make people feel they are literally living inside the show. It won’t be just a show. It will be an adventure.”Michael Wolk is CEO and Co-founder of Gorgeous Entertainment Inc., a New York-based company which produces theater, film and special events including PACIFIC OVERTURES on Broadway, and Japan Day @ Central Park, now entering its fourth year . He has written mystery novels (THE BEAST ON BROADWAY, Signet), plays (FEMME FATALE, Broadway Play Publishing) and films (INNOCENT BLOOD, Warner Bros., directed by John Landis). He has also directed plays and films including the award-winning documentary, YOU THINK YOU REALLY KNOW ME: THE GARY WILSON STORY, which screened at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and is now available on Plexifilm DVD. He performed as a singer songwriter in bars in his native Minneapolis before coming to New York to become rich and famous writing musicals.
Dan Safer originally hails from the wild suburbs of New Jersey, and is artistic director of the dance/theater company Witness Relocation (www.witnessrelocation.org). His work has been presented all over, including Off-Broadway, The Ontological Theater, La MaMa, Dance Theater Workshop (four consecutive seasons), The Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, Fury Festival (San Francisco), Revolutions Festival (New Mexico), Fuse Box (Austin, Texas), in Atlanta, at Les Subsistances (Lyon, France), Patravadi Theatre (Bangkok), Theater Krudttonden (Denmark), The Open Look Festival (St. Petersburg, Russia), Bytom Dance Festival (Poland), The National Opera House in Cluj, Romania, the CUNY Prelude Festival, Dixon Place, Danspace Project; he has choreographed rock videos, operas, films, and fashion shows. Performer with Ridge Theater, Jane Comfort, John Moran, Mabou Mines, the Blacklips Performance Cult, Hong Kong choreographer Dick Wong, and others. He is faculty at NYU, and teaches workshops across the US and Internationally. He was a 2007-9 recipient of the Six Points Fellowship (Performance), and has won two NY Innovative Theater Awards. He used to be a go-go dancer, and once choreographed the Queen of Thailand’s Birthday Party.

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