Musical

Anne Frank, a musical

Anne Frank. A musical

Premiered on: September 11, 2019 at the Center for Jewish History Theater, NYC / with Lisa Monde playing Edith Frank
State: Closed until December 2019, more shows to come
Creators: Based on the Life of Anne Frank. Music and lyrics by Jean-Pierre Hadida, English adaptation by Dylan Hadida, Directed and produced by David Serero, Produced by Francine Disegni, BroadwayMad, Simon and Michal Kalfon
Featuring: Kristyn Vario, David Serero, Lisa Monde, SaraKate Coyne, Wendell Hester, Jacob Waid, Mackenzie Tank, Erik Contzius, Jordan Flippo, Alex Schecter, Emily Samuelson

Brief Summary: This production marks the U.S Off-Broadway Premiere of the original French musical which opened in France in 2008 and was a great success. The musical is being performed for the first time in English (adapted by Dylan Hadida). The timeless story of a young girl hiding in a Secret Annex with her family during the Holocaust, trying to survive and keep the faith in humanity. A diary, which she names Kitty becomes her best friend, with whom she shares all of her feelings, thoughts and emotions that she’s dealing with. This is a story of two families hiding together in a tiny annex, of strangers who become very dear friends, of first love and first disappointment, of different generations, children and parents, of the outside world that was so unfair to the inhabitants of the secret hiding place, of the kind people who risk their lives trying to keep their friends safe, of inevitable and unfair death…

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Premiered on: June 13, 2019 at the Center for Jewish History Theater, NYC/ with Lisa Monde playing Lady Capulet
State: Closed on June 24, 2019
Featuring: David Serero as Romeo, Ashley Brooke Miller as Juliet, Lisa Monde as Lady Capulet, David Mohr as Rabbi Laurence, Patrick Clark as Mercutio, Matthew Zimmerman as Tybalt
Creators: Based on the play “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, Adapted and directed by David Serero
Brief Summary: The famous classic reimagined by the brilliant mind of David Serero, featuring the beloved Sephardic and Yiddish songs. “Two households – one Sephardi family and one Ashkenazi family – both alike in dignity, in fair Jerusalem, where we lay our scene…” Shall we even continue? You get the point. A completely new take on the famous love story with a Jewish twist…

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Dracula. Finding of a Shadow

Dracula finding of a shadow

Premiered on: October 25- October 31 2018 at the Wow Cafe Theatre, NYC/ with Lisa Monde playing Mina Murray
State: Closed on Halloween, to return in 2019

Creators: Written and directed by Lisa Monde/ Presented by Monli International Theatre Company LLC in association with Dark Prophet Productions

Featuring:
Aaron C Rutherford, Seth Leighton Hale, Carl Fisk, Lisa Monde, Paul Jackson, Yannik Encarnacao, Madeline Watkins, Samantha Jenny Connolly, Sarah Spring, Armand Marino

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La Cage Aux Folles

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Premiered on: June 2nd 2017 at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, NJ/ with Lisa Monde playing Jacqueline

State: Closed on June 18th 2017

Creators: Book by Harvey Fierstein/ Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman/ Directed by Kathryn Markey/ Choreography by Todd Underwood

Featuring:
Nat Chandler, Joe Necci, Nathan Richardson, Chara Kirkland, Lisa Monde, Miguel Flores, Alexa Poller, Alex Orthwein, Thomas Ryan Ward

Produce issued: Playbill, flyers, bookmarks, t-shirts

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Mrs Gould welcomes Coco Chanel

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Premiered on: April 11th 2017 at the Gould Mansion of Georgian Court University, NJ/ with Lisa Monde playing Coco Chanel

State: Closing on June 15th 2017

Creators: Written and directed by Sal St. George

Featuring: Lisa Monde, Tamara Lynn Koveloski, Lorelei Reed

Produce Issued: Playbill

Brief Summary:

Coco Chanel visits the Gould mansion on her way to Hollywood. She joins a tea social hosted by Mrs George Jay Gould. Chanel has come to represent the essence of everywoman, whether in the scent of her unique perfume or her choice of bold red lipstick or the perfect little black dress – but the story of Coco hods many mysteries. What was Mademoiselle’s life like outside the limelight? In this show Chanel drops the glamorous facade and shares her stories of love and loss, humiliation and disappointment, ups and downs…

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STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT

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Premiered in: November 2015. Living History Productions, NY/ with Lisa Monde playing Gale Storm

State: Closed in January 2016.

Creators: S. Saint George/ with musical soundtrack consisting of famous Frank Sinatra songs

Featuring: Sara Costantino, Lisa Monde, Kim Dufrenoy, Nick Ziobro

Produce issued: Playbill

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THE ELIZABETH TAYLOR STORY

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Premiered in: May 2015. Ward Melville Theatre, Stony Brook, NY / with Lisa Monde playing Elizabeth Taylor

State: Closed in July 2015

Creators: Written and directed by Sal St. George

Featuring: Lisa Monde, Rosie Flore, Kim Dufrenoy

Produce issued: Playbill

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I CRY YOU MERCY EVERYONE

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Premiered in: 2013. Davenport Theatre, NYC / with Lisa Monde playing Fortune and Isabel

State: Still running.

Creators: Music by Lisa Monde/ Book by Lisa Monde/ Libretto by Francois Villon/ Director Lisa Monde

Featuring: Alex Parrish, Lisa Monde, Joshua Nicholson, Dylan White, James Zap, Samantha Coppola, Stephanie Wittenberg, Lorelei Mackenzie, Brigitta Rollings.

Produce issued: CD with Francois Villon’s Ballades/ Playbill

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DRACULA’S CALL

Dracula

Premiered in: 2012. Duplex Cabaret Theatre, NYC/ with Lisa Monde playing Mina and Professor Lamenta

State: Annually running on Halloween.

Creators: Music by Lisa Monde/ Written and directed by Lisa Monde

Featuring: Jarrett Jay Yoder, Lisa Monde, Carlo Bosticco, Cara Recinella, Michael Anthony Walsh, Stephanie Wittenberg, Brigitta Rollings

Produce issued: Playbill/ CD with songs from the show

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THE PIRATE STORY

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Premiered in: 2011. Theatre Center “Southern”/ with Lisa Monde playing Sam Omega, pirate girl and Mary Ann the ghost

State: Still running.

Creators: Music by Lisa Monde/ Book and lyrics by Lisa Monde/ Director Larisa Krupina

Produce issued: CD – Original Cast Recording/ Playbill/ Souvenir Brochure/ Souvenirs

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