WUTHERING: A MUSICAL ON THE MOORS premieres at Cincinnati Fringe Festival
(Cincinnati, OH — May 17, 2021) –– Featured as part of the Primary Lineup in this year’s Cincinnati Fringe Festival, Wuthering: a musical on the moors, with book, music, and lyrics by Hannah Gregory and direction by Caitlin McWethy will premiere at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival. Cary Davenport joins the creative team with musical arrangement and direction.
This is the third collaboration between Gregory and McWethy; the team won the 2019 Producer’s Pick with Descent: a Murder Ballad and garnered the 2021 Critics’ Pick for The Belle and Boone Helm. The show features 11 all-new songs from Gregory and Davenport and takes eclectic soundscape inspiration from artists like Anais Mitchell and Third Eye Blind, as well as the folk-rock musical Spring Awakening and traditional Child and Roud ballads.
The cast features Ellyn Broderick as Isabella, Patrick Earl Phillips* as Edgar, Ryan-Chavez Richmond as Heathcliff, and Maddie Vaughn as Cathy, plus Cary Davenport* and Carroll Wallace as The Gravediggers. Broderick, Davenport, Phillips, and Wallace double as the band on percussion, guitar, piano, and viola respectively.
Fringe-goers can catch WUTHERING: A MUSICAL ON THE MOORS at Know Theatre on the following dates and times:
- Saturday, June 4 at 3:30pm
- Sunday, June 5 at 5:15pm
- Thursday, June 9 at 9:00pm
- Saturday, June 11 at 5:15pm
- Friday, June 17 at 7:00pm
RATED PG-13. Trigger warnings: racism, classism, sexism, implied child and animal abuse
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*Indicates member of the Actors’ Equity Association. This show is produced under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Fringe Festival Code.