LARRY THE MUSICAL To Make Bay Space Premiere In Spring 2024, Directed by Billy Bustamante2 min read

Brava Theater would be the house of the absolutely staged, Bay Space premiere of Larry the Musical-the first Filipino American musical concerning the lifetime of labor chief, Larry Itliong.

Created by a Filipino American artistic staff led by Gayle Romasanta, Author and Government Producer, and Bryan Pangilinan, Composer and Government Producer, Larry the Musical is predicated on the e book Journey for Justice: The Lifetime of Larry Itliong, by the late historian Dr. Daybreak Mabalon and Gayle Romasanta.

The assistant director underneath Cesar Chavez when the United Farm Staff (UFW) was created, Larry Itliong organized and led protests for equal pay and dignified dwelling circumstances for farm and cannery staff all through the West Coast and Alaska from the Nineteen Thirties to when the UFW was created in 1966. Because the musical unfolds, Itliong’s story as an excellent labor organizer involves life, shedding gentle on the Filipino American neighborhood who formed Itliong’s management as a 15-year-old to his posthumous recognition in Labor Worldwide’s Corridor of Fame, and the proclamation of “Larry Itliong Day,” by the State of California in 2022.

March 16 – April 14, 2024
Brava Theater

Larry the Musical artistic staff contains:

  • Director and Choreographer Billy Bustamante (Assistant Director, Right here Lies Love; Assistant Choreographer of Stephen Sondheim‘s final musical Right here We Are on Broadway)

  • Music Director and Co-Composer Sean Kana (Music Director, Hippest Journey – The Soul Practice Musical, Affiliate Music Director, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Instances of the Temptations)

  • Author Kevin Camia (Late Present with Stephen Colbert, The Frankie Quinones Present, The Gown Up Gang)

Larry the Musical is produced by neighborhood activist, writer, filmmaker and founding father of Positively Filipino Mona Lisa Yuchengco; San Francisco State College Professor of Ethnic Research, Filipina/x/o American Literature and Artwork, and founding father of Pin@y Instructional Partnerships (PEP) Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales; and John Jay School of Legal Justice professor, writer, psychologist, activist and President of the Filipino American Nationwide Historic Society Dr. Kevin Nadal.

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