Perseus the Dragonslayer
by Cheryl E. Kemeny
Instrumentation: Reed I (flute, clarinet, alto sax), Reed II (clarinet, tenor sax), 2 trumpets, Horn in F, trombone, 2 keyboards, electric guitar, bass, drums, percussion.
Arrangements and additional incidental music by Kyle Brenn. Performed at Crystal Theatre in Norwalk, CT in 2014.
Original performance featuring: Pat Lombardo, Javaughn Henry (woodwinds), Thomas Pisano, Joe Dominick, Daniel Wood (trumpet), Thomas Jankovic (horn), Will Hessert (trombone), Cheryl Kemeny, Lani Saskor (keyboards), Todd Schneider (guitar), Michael Crissie (bass), Kyle Brenn (drums), Marc Hill (percussion)
(2009, rev. 2012)
Instrumentation: piano/vocal scores, with guitar, drums & synthesizers added in demo recording.
Book, music and lyrics by Kyle Brenn. Original production premiered at Crystal Theatre in 2009, with a revised remounting of the show receiving its premiere there in the spring of 2012. Demo recordings were completed over the summer of 2012, with a combined regional and professional cast including actors Bradley Dean (A Little Night Music, The Fantasticks, Dear Evan Hansen), Louis Hobson (Next to Normal, Bonnie & Clyde) and 2-time Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesus (In the Heights, La Cage Aux Folles, Wicked).
All music from Silent Knight engineered and mixed by Johnny Montagnese and Ian Callanan at Carriage House Studios in Stamford CT.
Selected songs featuring (in order of appearance): Elizabeth Markow, Bradley Dean, Kelly Shannon and Robin de Jesus, as well as Kyle Brenn (piano, keyboards, drums) and Brian D'Addario (electric guitar).