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I WILL NOT GO GENTLY
written by and starring Jennifer Childs
sound design and composer: Christopher Colucci

directed by Harriet Power

Jan. 10-29, 2017

WINNER! 2016 BARRYMORE AWARD!
Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical
Also nominated for: Outstanding Original Music (Jennifer Childs & Christopher Colucci)
and Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical

A rock ‘n’ roll queen returns for her crown in this acclaimed one-woman-show from Jennifer Childs, Tony's partner in On the Road Again and Let's Pretend We're Married. This play with music tells the story of rock icon Sierra Mist, along with a cast of colorful characters, as she attempts to revisit her glory days.

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REVIEWS (from original production last year)
A "tour de force" -WHYY/NEWSWORKS [READ]
"Ambitious...a comedic treat" -PATheatreGuide [READ]
"Childs’ multiple talents for comedy, singing, and movement have never been better displayed in one evening." -Broad Street Review [READ]

Running time: Approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission

Contains adult content and language.

 

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Community Partner Night

Settlement

Wednesday, Jan. 25 is our Community Partner Night. A portion of all tickets sales on this evening will go to the Settlement Music School.

Settlement Music School is one of the largest and oldest community schools of the arts in the United States. With six locations in South and Northeast Philadelphia, Wynnefield, Germantown, Willow Grove and Camden, New Jersey, the School provides 10,000 weekly services of individual lessons, classes and activities in music, dance and visual arts to children and adults, and awards more than $2 million annually in financial aid and scholarships.

Settlement Music School’s mission is to provide the highest quality instruction in music and the related arts to children and adults, without regard to age, race or financial circumstances. Settlement’s broad range of programs, taught by highly credentialed and dedicated faculty, help students achieve artistic, educational and social goals.