Whitney White, Todd Almond, Lear deBessonet
Whitney White, Todd Almond, Lear deBessonet

Two Cities

Behind the Scenes


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Join composer and writer Todd Almond (Kansas City Choir Boy), co-creator Lear deBessonet, and Obie and Lilly Award-winning director Whitney White (creator, Macbeth In Stride upcoming; director, What to Send Up When It Goes Down), for a conversation with A.R.T. Senior Advisor For Civic Engagement and Strategic Partnerships Dayron Miles and A.R.T. Executive Producer Diane Borger about Two Cities, a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. At this multimedia event, explore the creative team’s research for the project, experience never-before-heard songs from the show, and discover how the team is reimagining Dickens’ literary classic for the stage.

Major funding for Two Cities has been provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Playwrights Horizons Musicals in Partnership Initiative.

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Following the event, ten randomly selected ticket holders, the series sponsors, and all A.R.T. donors of $500 or more will be eligible to continue the conversation “backstage” in the Virtual Green Room with commissioned artists and A.R.T. staff. The ten ticket holders will be randomly selected on November 30 at 5PM.

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