TNC’s New City, New Blood Reading Series: A Song For Swans

By Edward Miller
Directed by Robert Liebowitz 
May 9 – May 9
Monday May 9, 2022 @ 7 PM


Theater for the New City

Executive Director, Crystal Field


A Song For Swans

A play by Edward Miller
Composer  –  Jackson Payne Brothers
Director  –  Robert Liebowitz
Assistant Musical Directors – Matthew Stephens and Alexander Barylski

Monday May 9, 7 PM
$5 Suggested Donation

The story focuses on the aspirations of two young men who meet in a mental hospital. The colorful people they meet inside and the two very different struggles they both are trying to overcome also drive the plot.

The lives of society’s forgotten population are explored in this new musical. Unforgettable characters do more than exist within such institutions: they strive for greatness, seek genuine connections, and struggle to find a place in the world…hoping to maintain their sanity.

Dustyn Chambers – Jake Friedman
Hunter Gathers – Zhenya Lebedev
Detective Douglass Trotter – Steven Sparrow
Dr. Ingrid Sharpe – Janice Lynn
Susannah – Sheer Lichtash
Daisy Chain – Ronni McAllister
Toby/Asriel – Michael Webb
Morgana – Kendall Grady
Barnabas – Arthur Kim
Tabitha – Valeria Almada
Narrator – Lauren Lyons

Musical Director – Stephen Cornine
Lyricist – Edward Miller


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