Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
New York, United States
Book by Carl Kelsch
Music by Stephen Thompson
Lyrics by Stephen Thompson with Carl Kelsch
Featuring: Paul Binotto (Ionescopade), Paul Castree (9 to 5), Delius Doherty (The Book of Mormon), Debra Thais Evans (HairsprayNat’l Tour) Jessica Fields (Magpie), Marva Hicks (Caroline, or Change), Brianna Horne (Johnny Baseball), Michael Iannucci(Shlemiel the First), Jesse Merz (Machinal)
In 1978, the unthinkable happened. Jonestown charts the last three years of Peoples Temple and the events that led to the group’s tragic end in November of ‘78. The gospel-influenced score gives a voice to the members’ hopes and ideals beyond the shadow of their leader Jim Jones.
When & Where
York Theatre Company
The York produces nearly 200 musical theater performances each year, to an audience of over 30,000 theatregoers. York also provides outreach services and activities throughout the year for various underserved populations, such as senior centers and student groups.