Originally published in Compass, May 16, 2013
Penobscot author to preview musical in development
Opera House Arts will present a staged community reading and sing through, on Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-23, of a work in development by Penobscot’s Bundy H. Boit. Hatty, a play with music in two acts, is based on the life and time of Harriet Jacobs, according to a news release.
Hatty will be directed by Opera House Arts’ Artistic Director Judith Jerome, with musical direction by Win Pusey, and feature 11 community members in 15 individual roles, plus chorus. Amy Kaiser of Deer Isle will be featured as Hatty. The cast also includes Marnie Crowell, Rich Howe, Dana Douglass, Heather Wren, Brad Pusey, Dee Miller, Doug Drown, Marvin Merritt, and Sue Bolton. Tickets are available at the door the night of the shows. For information, call 367-2788 or go to operahousearts.org.