Lisa Brescia Set for Staged Reading of LORD TOM

Lisa Brescia

Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Broadway; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) will perform in the upcoming staged readings of LORD TOM, which is billed as a “new American musical.” The readings will be presented May 20 at 4 PM and May 21 at 11 AM at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in Manhattan.

In LORD TOM, “16 characters navigate the musical text through 26 original songs,” according to press notes. The score includes chant hymnal, spiritual, blues, gospel, jazz, ragtime, country, dramatic and contemporary ballad. This musical is inspired by Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”

To secure seats for the readings, email LordTom@Brierpatchproductions.com. Peter Jay Sharp Theatre is located at 416 W. 42nd Street, 4th Floor.
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