Ten Brookline youths will perform in the Freelance Players’ upcoming original musical, “Come as you Are, ” at 7:30 p.m. on December 8 and 9 and 2:00 p.m. on December 10, 2017, Park School, 171 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA. The Brookline residents are: Nicky Glassman, Abby Jarvis, Danielle Kasif, Ezra Korn-Meyer, Kristen Liao, Melanie Pineda, Amita Polumbaum, Jack Riseman, Ryan Sanghavi and Maya Shavit.
The musical comedy is written by Cambridge novelist Stephen McCauley and playwright Sebastian Stuart, directed by Jamaica Plain’s Kippy Dewey, and includes a score by Brookline’s Narcissa Campion. Set in the Catskills in 1948, “Come As You Are” is about the perils of trying to be something you are not and the ultimate triumph of hard work and love. It features 24 actors, ages 12-16, from 11 Greater Boston communities. The young thespians attended 14 different schools throughout the area.
Cost: $10; $5 for students. For more information, please visit here or call 617-524-7045.