A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME
a new york premiere!
NOVEMBER 9 - DECEMBER 11, 2016
"A sensational and savory new musical! An all-female cast, and band, bring a saucy, curvy zest to this all appealing comedy, but also some serious food for thought regarding sociopolitical changes spanning over a decade, from the later 1940s to the 'swingin' 60s." -Phindie.com
It’s the 1950s. The beginning of rock n’ roll. The racial barrier has begun to crack. The Korean War is over, husbands are returning home and the Cold War has begun. Ronald Reagan is a model for Lifebuoy Soap, Rock Hudson is on the cover of LIFE magazine as the “World’s Most Eligible Bachelor.” And women are getting antsy. Smack dab in the middle of America in Winnetka, Illinois, four women enter a Betty Crocker cooking contest in the hopes of changing their lives. What they get is much more than they
bargained for. Little did they know that it would take a zoologist from Indiana University, Alfred C. Kinsey, to really get them “cooking!”
In an age that believed that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, they discover that the way to a woman’s heart is through her best friends.
The creative team includes Steven C. Kemp (set), Dana Burkart (costumes), Nathan Scheuer (lighting), Daniel J. Gerhard (sound), Josh Yocom (props), and Justin West (projections). Casting is by Joy Dewing. The Production Stage Manager is Veronica Aglow with Assistant Stage Manager Hollace Jeffords. A Taste of Things to Come was conceived by Hollye Levin and has Orchestrations and Dance Arrangements by Debra Barsha with Lena Gabrielle and Vocal Arrangements by Debra Barsha. Music direction is by
Gillian Berkowitz. It was originally produced at Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, PA: Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, Josh Fiedler, Producers. A recording will be available on BMG.