What a week we had! It was such a pleasure to develop this show across five performances. Here are just a few photos from our Saturday Matinee!
I am excited to share our press release, posted on the Broadway World website! If you are in or close to NYC, come share in the joy! Tickets to the show make a great gift 🙂
Happy If Happy When
IT IS OFFICIAL!! Happy If Happy When lives! We are delighted to announce that the LaMothe Gee Family will be heading back to NEW YORK CITY for five performances of their original musical at the Gene Frankel Theatre, in the heart of Manhattan, December 27 – 30, the week before New Year’s Eve!
At the Frankel, Happy If, will appear in a new incarnation — two acts, with a brief intermission, and featuring a frame that takes place in the modern day — while still including all the songs you’ll want to hear again.
Come watch this family tell the inspiring story of the move that changed their lives.
The Gene Frankel Theatre is an established Off Off Broadway Theatre, rich with history. Its flexible black box format and intimate setting make it a perfect venue for our family musical. This performance is made possible thanks to the generous support of RINA TEE PRODUCTIONS. Tickets will be on sale beginning December 4, 2018 from Smarttix!
A slide show of photos from September 19, 2018, our last night at the Acorn Theatre in NYC! Thanks so much to Gene Fisch, Jr. and the NYNW Theatre Festival team!!
Kyra and I had a fabulous time at the Planet Connections Award Ceremony. While we did not win the categories for which we were nominated (Outstanding Supporting Actress for Kyra and Outstanding Music/Lyrics for me), we appeared as the final performance of the evening, with a rousing rendition of “Richer Am I.”
The final chorus: “You’ll go higher than you can go when I’m beside you, letting you know: We’re in this forever, together we’ll weather whatever comes. Because the higher you fly, the richer am I.” Indeed!
What a week!!
We are thrilled to announce that Gene Fisch Jr. and the New York New Works Theatre Festival have given us a third show!! We will be performing our 25-minute version of Happy If Happy When TONIGHT, September 19, at 7 PM, at the Acorn, 410 42nd Street in New York City!! We will be appearing with four other terrific shows — and we will be first of the evening. This festival is an excellent opportunity for us to share our work with friends, family, and the Broadway world, at a top notch off-Broadway theatre! We’d love to see you there.
We so appreciate your support!
Then, this Friday, September 21, Kimerer and Kyra will be back in NYC to perform as part of the Planet Connections Award Ceremony, at the Abrons Center for the Arts! Happy If Happy When has been nominated for two awards: Supporting Actress (Kyra) and Music/Lyrics (Kimerer & Geoffrey). Wish us luck!!
Leif, our youngest member of the cast of Happy If Happy When (age 9), plays a boy his age named Ted. Leif as Ted routinely grabs the attention of reviewers who comment on his presence and persona! This animal-loving actor has the intensity of a child who WILL keep up with his four older siblings… and he uses it. As he is doing @ The Acorn, Theatre Row, NYC!