Beatniks

musicals and operas · the collective beat ensemble · Ages 12+ · 90 mins · United States of America

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It’s 1950s Manhattan, and the Village is buzzing with creativity. Jazz music floats through the air while beat poetry adds to the rhythm of the city. “Beatniks” follows the interconnected journey of writers Diane di Prima, Joyce Glassman, Elise Cowen, Hettie Jones, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and more as they rebel against conformity through their artistic visions. This high energy musical gives audiences a look into the lives of several literary icons who rebelled against the conformity of 1950s America. Through their revolutionary poetic expression, these writers conveyed the ideals of a generation that longed for authenticity and self-exploration.

production team

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davia schendel

director/writer/producer
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mina bloom

music director/producer
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phoebe balson

stage manager
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jared davis

costume designer
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rachel berman

diane di prima
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autumn sylve

audre lorde
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scottie nevil

hettie jones
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nola dodd

elise cowen
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brady richards

jack kerouac
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dennis woullard

leroi jones
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kyle frattini

neal cassady
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charles platt

professor williams/peter orlovsky
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roxy seven

joyce glassman

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