THE ART TOUR will premiere in a reading cabaret staged at the Laurie Beechman Theater

The Laurie Beechman Theater invites audiences to enjoy this touching new story from Kyle Fackrell. The artistic tour follows the story of Deb and Thomas as they take their art business on a journey across the United States. Experience the joys and the struggles, the laughs and the tears in this new musical about how far we will go for love and art. The new musical will premiere in a staged reading cabaret on May 7, 12 and 14. The production stars Samantha Joy Pearlman as Deb and Jordan Goodsell as Thomas. Book, music and lyrics are by Kyle Fackrell, with collaboration by Samantha Joy Pearlman, music is conducted by Andrew Fox and directed by Lindsey Hope Pearlman. For tickets, visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/34307/1651377600000.

THE TEAM:

KYLE FACKRELL (Writer) is the creator of the YouTube music series SPACE RACE. His credits include writing music for Gruff the Musicalperformed at Shetler Studios in New York; Joshua’s Quest, played at James Madison University; and Where is Ya Gunna Go?, Performed at Brigham Young University. Kyle is also a graduate of the BMI Musical Theater Writers Workshop in New York. www.kylefackrellmusic.com

Lindsey Hope Pearlman (director) received a 2022 NYSCA commission for her new play ROAR!. She is co-screenwriter of MacGyver the Musical which had its world premiere at Stages in Houston, TX. Her film ONE WOMAN MOVIE won Best Short Film at the 2021 NYC Indie Theater Film Festival in New Ohio. His game Lucy received an EST/Sloan commission, and his piece Viv is for revenge received an honorable mention at the American Playwriting Foundation’s Relentless Awards. Broadway: Bandstand (Assistant Director). 2 times SDC Observer. 2019-2020 Drama League NY Directing Fellow. London International School of Performing Arts, Hamilton College. www.lindseyhopepearlman.com

Andrew Fox (Music Director): Andrew’s theatrical and concert orchestrations include the first season of Broadway in a nutshell (Davey Awards Winner, Best Use of Music), The show must go online, Super great awesome news, Claw Game, Starkid: Homecoming, VirtuosoJustin Robert’s Hansel and Gretel, twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizierand man forever (Winner 2012 NYMF Awards for Excellence, Outstanding Orchestration). Studio production includes Sondheim: In the style of… and Samantha Joy Pearlman Atonement PE. —

Samantha Joy Pearlman (Deb): Samantha’s favorite credits include: Mary Jane Gumm in chasing rainbows (Playhouse Stationery), South Pacific (Stationery store), Harriet in Factory Girls (11th Hour Theater Co.) Thea in spring awakening (Theatre Horizon) and a member of America’s Sweethearts, a vintage Andrews-Sisters style trio. His first EP Atonement hit all platforms last summer, with his original songs “Madly” and “Real World” featured on the BMI #MusicMonday playlist. She performs with her band all over New York. She is also the lead performer/creator of Dedicated, Sincerely, which she is in the process of adapting into a television pilot. License: Wesleyan University www.samanthajoypearlman.com

Jordan Goodsell (Thomas): Recently: Kate Rattlesnake (DCPA; World Premiere), songs for a new world (Gateway Playhouse). Regional: Frozen to Disney’s California Adventure (world premiere; original cast), Allegiance (Los Angeles premiere; East West Players), Man from La Mancha (A noise inside), 1776 (La Mirada Theater, McCoy/Rigby Entertainment), A wonderful life (Broadway Palm), The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus (Rockwell table and stage), The Addams Family (3D Theaters), Plaid forever (Palos Verdes Performing Arts Center), hair spray (Theater of chance). TV/Cinema: “Blue Bloods”, “Jigsaw” (coming soon), “Angie Tribeca”, “Solve”, “Young Black Peter Pan”. Bands: Under the Streetlamp (also vocal arranger/music director), Shades of Bublé. Education: BFA, Chapman University. Former of Springboard NYC. @jordan_goodsell

Laurie Beechman Cabaret Theatre.

West Bank Cafe 407 W 42nd Street, New York NY

May 7, 12 & 14

7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)

$20 cover charge. $25 minimum food and drink.

Herman C. Harkins