Drew students and professional actors from Broadway and off-Broadway, will present a concert reading of “Houdini Among the Spirits” a new musical by Chris Cesaro, associate professor of theater arts, and William Zeffiro. It’s directed by Jamie Richards with music direction by Mark Janas.
The event is free. The story revolves around the friendship of magician Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in the years after World War I. The musical will trace the friendship, then rivalry between the two men as they embark on a supernatural quest.
The reading takes place at 2 p.m. in the Kean Theater at the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts.