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Edges
a Musical
CATEGORY : COMEDY DRAMA MUSICAL
by Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

COMPANY : Center Theatre of the MJCCA
VENUE : Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta [WEBSITE]
ID# 4020

SHOWING : August 11, 2011 - Unknown

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

Edges (sometimes produced as Edges: A Song Cycle) is a work of musical theatre by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. It is a song cycle about coming of age, growth and self-discovery[1] of people mostly in their 20s. Its most famous song, "Be My Friend", has come to be commonly known as the "Facebook song."

The musical was written by Pasek and Paul in 2005 when they were 19-year-old undergraduates in musical theatre at the University of Michigan.[3] They decided to write their own show after being unhappy with the roles they were assigned in musical theatre productions at the school.[4]

In 2006 the duo won a $20,000 Jonathan Larson Award, becoming the youngest to have ever won the award, which was established by the estate of Rent composer Jonathan Larson to encourage composers, lyricists, and bookwriters at the beginning of their careers.

After over 30 productions at colleges across the United States, the first professional production was at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, New York in 2007. Justin Paul was musical director for the production.[4][5] The show has now been done over 100 times across North America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

A 2008 Toronto production featured Sara Farb, Jordan Bell, Eric Craig and Gabi Epstein.[6]

A 2010 production of Edges was brought out to Australia by James Anthony Productions in Sydney to the Parade Theatre in Kensington.

A Philippine production ran for three weeks in July 2010 at the Ateneo de Manila University. It was staged by Ateneo Blue Repertory under the direction of Mahar Mangahas.

A Production is planned to be performed at The Landor Theatre, London, UK from May 31st - 5th June 2011, the inaugural production of Notion Theatre Company, directed by Katherine Hare and with musical direction by Leigh Thompson.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Brian Kimmel
Stage Manager Reagan Gravley
Cast Mackenzie Devlin
Cast Ebeth Engquist
Cast Jacob Lang
Cast Cody Mann
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