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101 East 15th St., NYC  | D-Lounge

Tickets: $20 in advance / $25 at the door

Book by Sash Bischoff
Music & Lyrics by Jason Pomerantz

Directed by Sash Bischoff (Dear Evan Hansen) 

Music Direction by Jason Pomerantz (Sam's Room) 

Casting by Eisenberg/Beans Casting

Line Producer Sam Strum


Emily Afton

Laura Galindo

Jacobi Hall (Paradise Square)

Sam Heldt (Fall Springs)

Sarah Elizabeth Naughton

Nathan Richardson

Heath Saunders (Great Comet)

Jonathan Schwartz (Aladdin)

Tim Shea (School of Rock tour)

Liz Shivener (Les Miserables tour) 

Yaniv Zarif

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In the underground world of pickup artists, there are five simple steps to attract any woman within minutes.  When Peter Miller, renowned ghostwriter plagued by self-doubt, agrees to pen the biography of the master of seduction, he is plunged into this world and taught the rules of the game.  In no time at all, Peter is well on his way to mastering the art of pickup himself.  All it will cost him is his own identity. 

Sash Bischoff (Bookwriter) Directing credits include Long Division (PCS), Flee (NYSAF), FMK (New Ohio), Candyland (Ars Nova), Shrek (National Tour), Hunter John and Jane (Jack), The White Party (Clubbed Thumb), Babs the Dodo, Swept (Williamstown), Hotel (Civilians), Flee (Colt Coeur), Mine (Chautauqua).  Current Associate Director of Dear Evan Hansen.  Princeton University.

Jason Pomerantz (Music/Lyrics) is a composer, singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and teacher whose work has been featured in Huffington Post, Funny Or Die, and The New York Times website. Jason has performed as a keyboardist, vocalist, and music director at venues from Carnegie Hall to Brooklyn Bowl to New World Stages (NAMT) to The Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts. Projects include his EP Panoramic View, music for the comedy duo Feminarchy, music for the Broadwaysted podcast, and most recently an original song for Sesame Studios called "Upside Down". Hear more at

Invincible - from THE PICKUP ARTIST
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Invisible - from THE PICKUP ARTIST
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Book by Krista Pioppi & James Presson 
Music & Lyrics by Aaron Albert & Katy Rea


Music Direction by Aaron Albert & Katy Rea

Casting by Eisenberg/Beans Casting

Line Producer Sam Strum


Kerstin Anderson (My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music national tour)

Margaret Dudasik (Cabaret national tour)

Michael Esper (Lazarus, The Last Ship)

​Julia Estrada

Carson Higgins (American Idiot national tour)

Aury Krebs

Lilli Passero

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Set in a rural community deep in the belly of the Ozarks, Rosalie, a sheltered young woman with a bubbling curiosity, has her world turned upside down when a mysterious, troubled stranger arrives on the property. Their unlikely friendship soon becomes more and, as their lives become intertwined, she must choose between the utopia she knows and the glistening possibility of a life on the outside. Set to a folk and bluegrass-infused score, My Name is Annie King is a country-fried thriller -- a dark meditation on identity, grief, and the high cost of a fresh start.

Conceived at Pace University, My Name is Annie King was accepted into Goodspeed Musicals' Johnny Mercer Writers Colony, and played Chicago's Underscore Theater Company prior to Presson's involvement on the show.

For Jackson - from MY NAME IS ANNIE KING
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Away From the Wood - from MY NAME IS ANNIE KING
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Aaron Albert (Music/Lyrics) is Los Angeles born, New York based. Former child actor turned composer. TV includes: Disney’s I’m in the Band, i Carly , 10 Things I Hate About You. Theatre: 13, Dear Evan Hansen (Workshop), Untitled Backstreet Boys Musical. BFA from Pace University. 

Krista Pioppi (Book) is a New-York based writer, actor & musician. A New Jersey native, Krista began her professional career at the ripe old age of 12 in Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of The Sound of Music. A month before graduating high school, Krista joined the first national tour of Spring Awakening. After almost a year on the road, Krista moved to New York City to start pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre from Pace University, where My Name Is Annie King was conceived. Most recently, Krista was seen in the world premiere production of Lazarus by Tony-winning playwright Enda Walsh with music by David Bowie, and can be heard on the Lazarus Original New York Cast album now available in stores/online (ISO/Columbia/RCA Records).  

James Presson’s (Book) plays include Album of the Year (the cell, music by Olivia Hally) Fuck Mary Kill (New Ohio, Lincoln Center lab), Mary in the Club (Judson), Discount Ghost Stories (Ars Nova), Long Division (Portland Center Stage), Outlaws (Goodspeed, music/lyrics by Alexander Sage Oyen), Little Town Blues (Wild Project), and Archie’s Final project (Stage74, w/ Oyen). Official selection: Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Roundabout Space Jam, ASCAP workshop, Gingold Group Speakers Corner, Sewanee Writers. Awards: NY Fringe, United Solo, Indie Theater Now Person of the Year. TV: Vinyl (HBO), Get Shorty (Epix), Civil (TNT), Ray Donovan (Showtime), For All Mankind (Apple+). 

Katy Rea (Music/Lyrics) Brooklyn based-Texas born songwriter Katy Rea, has a gift for building hook heavy tunes with soulful and poignant lyrics. Katy spent her first years in New York studying musical theatre at Pace University, acting at The William Esper Studio with William Esper, and a brief time in London at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. For years keeping her songwriting a secret, she would act in plays, television pilots, and sing back-up for numerous New York bands to get her fill. Eventually, she would meet her bandmates - Jonathan Sumner (Lion Limb) Joshua Jaeger (Lion Limb, Angel Olsen) and Isaac McClung. The group plays regularly in Brooklyn, Manhattan, across the US, and sometimes Katy hits the road solo. Her debut EP, Same Kind of Woman is out now. 

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