The cast of A Proper Place at The Village Theatre written by Leslie Becker and Curtis Rhodes.
LESLIE BECKER has written book and lyrics for the musicals HERE WE ARE, FETCHING WATER and A PROPER PLACE which recently had its World Premiere at on the main stage of The Village Theatre. Her work has been presented and/or workshopped at the Village Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, York Theatre, Transport Group, Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium, Human Race Theatre, San Gabriel Civic Light Opera and The Downbeat New Musicals events. Her musical FETCHING WATER with composer Michael Hunsaker, received a “Best Workshop” Award for its Workshop Production at Human Race Theatre in Dayton, OH.
Known for the surprising “turns” in her lyrics, and her unique combination of heart and wit, her songs have been commissioned by various artists and heard in venues throughout the New York City including 54Below, Don’t Tell Mama’s, Greenroom 42, and the Laurie Beechman Theatre.
MEMBER: BMI Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop, Dramatists Guild, ASCAP (TTVSongs), and Nashville Songwriters Association.
A PROPER PLACE
When an upper class British family gets shipwrecked on an island with only their butler to help them survive, traditional class systems are questioned and unexpected love blossoms. Written with composer Curtis Rhodes.
Jack and Jill live a perfect life on the perfect hill. But when the worldly Dick and Jane come to town and open their minds to things beyond the comfort of their hill, all hell breaks loose and innocence is lost forever. Written with composer Michael Hunsaker.
When down-and-out Zoey moves back home to help her mom manage their family’s apartment building, little does she know that four of her own ex-boyfriends still live there. Can execs stay friends? We’ll soon find out.
Fear can kill you faster than a bullet, and for Jeff Berger he’s always one step away from it in this psychological episodic.