Hey anyone who stumbles across this page. For any wondering what we POPErs are up to:
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and this in 2011/2012 – http://www.compasstheatrical.com
repost from: http://www.broadwaydoctor.com/2010/09/fringe-encores-pope.html
FRINGE ENCORES: POPE!
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The ‘Fringe’iest show I saw this year was POPE! The Musical. A Simple, but well thought out tale of a boy who dreams of becoming pope. Flash forward to his life as pope; it isn’t quite as easy as he expected.
What POPE! The Musical does right:
1) A good [...]
Justin Moran (lyrics) and Christopher Pappas (music) won an International Fringe Festival Overall Excellence Award for POPE!
Tremendous popularity and our great word of mouth have earned us some more performances in September in FringeNYC’s Encore Series.
“It’s wacky. It’s a family affair. And it’s proof that the musical is not dead.” – The Wall Street Journal
There is a lot to like, and laugh at, while immersing oneself in Pope! An Epic Musical. Take the journey while you can—you’ll leave the theatre humming to yourself for a change, even if you feel slightly silly while doing it
Though it flirts with grown-up irreverence, the lively tuner is a juvenile romp that should appeal to fans of television cartoons
Repost from: http://www.newyorker.com/arts/events/theatre/new-york-international-fringe-festival-various-locations-generic-no-phone
Highlights of the eclectic festival, concluding this week, include “Terms of Dismemberment,” a musical directed by Hinton Battle; Justin Moran, Greg Moran, and Christopher Pappas’s “Pope! An Epic Musical”; Anna Khaja’s solo drama “Shaheed: The Dream and Death of Benazir Bhutto”; Gary Moore’s “Burning in China,” directed by Caleb [...]
Holy Moly! Justin Moran (Book & Lyrics) and Christopher Pappas (Music) have written a terrific and thoroughly entertaining soft rock score for Pope! A clever and hip musical playing at the Lucille Lortel Theatre as part of Fringe Fest NYC. It is filled with one great melodic and memorable number after another.