Doug Kreeger

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THE DEMISE

An audience-immersive rock opera experience

Music, Lyrics, and Book by Joel Henry Stein

Book and Additional Lyrics by Doug Kreeger and Elizabeth Yng-Wong

www.TheDemiseRockOpera.com

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THE DEMISE - PRODUCTION HISTORY

2001-10

Joel performs songs from The Demise at The Bitter End (NYC), Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles), and The Mint (Los Angeles).

2005

Joel begins writing the book of The Demise.

2007

Joel records preliminary demos.  Elizabeth joins the team.

2011:

Workshop concert of The Demise, at The Roxy (Los Angeles).  Doug joins the team.

2014

Full demos recorded.  Living room reading of the full script (Los Angeles).

2014-16

The creative team revises, revises, and then revises some more.  Create package of materials for submissions. 

2016

Reading at 18th Street Arts Complex in Santa Monica, CA.

2017

Director Shaun Peknic, choreographer Jennifer Jancuska, and Music Director Christopher Lloyd Bratten join the team.
Showcase “Gates of the Garden” song at Musical Theatre Factory in NYC.
Showcase three songs at Treehaus MiMa hosted by “Broadway Tonight!” in NYC.
Participate in New York Musical Theatre Festival’s Beta Series.