THE EVOLUTION OF MANN
music and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen
book and lyrics by Dan Elish
directed by Joe Barros
Cast: Max Crumm, Allie Trimm, and Leslie Hiatt
The production team includes Vadim Feichtner (music supervisor) Libby Stadstad (set), Chris Steckel (lighting), Siena Zoë Allen (costumes), Nathan Scheuer (projections), Ellen Fitton (sound design), Kayla Santos (production stage manager), Brian Reager (associate director) and Liz Flemming (associate producer).
the cell | September 2018
The Evolution of Mann follows Henry Mann, a thirty-something year-old single New Yorker eager to settle down…or so he thinks. After receiving an invitation to his ex- fiancée's wedding, he and his lesbian roommate embark on a quest to find his soulmate, his perfect date. Featuring music and lyrics by Drama Desk nominee Douglas J. Cohen (Children's Letters to God) and book and lyrics by Dan Elish (13: The Musical) and directed by Joe Barros (Bastard Jones), The Evolution of Mann is a musical comedy that explores love in all its forms and how to build a lasting relationship in the 21st century.