The Paperback Musical

April 9, 2009 JORIA MAINSTAGE: A Staged Reading of GUTTER STAR: The Paperback Musical was held at Joria Mainstage before being submitted to the NY International Fringe Festival.

 

Guest Star DEBORAH TRANELLI (TVs "Dallas", Off-Bdway "Brother Can You Spare A Dime") as Leading Lady, Darla Storm in GUTTER STAR.

 

Guest Star LARRY DAGGETT (Broadway "Ragtime") (Standing In for David Gillam Fuller) at the Reading in the role of Bernard Levine.

In Disguise - PAUL RYAN at The Coconut Club with ShowGirls COTTON WRIGHT and KIMBERLY FAYE GREENBERG (Off Bdway "Danny and Sylvia")

August 14-30, 2009 MINETTA LANE THEATRE: F.A.C.T.’s first production, was selected and presented as part of the New York International Fringe Festival, co-produced with Fully Flighted Productions, (Linda Wielkotz) was GUTTER STAR: The Paperback Musical. Gutter Star… featured many of F.A.C.T.’s resident company, including Charter Members, David Gillam Fuller, Nikki van Cassele, Paul Ryan, Kimberly Faye Greenberg, David Green, Marcus Connerly and produced at the Minetta Lane Theatre, with book by Jack Dyville and lyrics by David Gillam Fuller and music by Mack Avery. Directed by Eric M. Schussel, Choreography by Jack Dyville.

Opening Number - The Press Conference "Darla Storm" featured the full company.

"A Life of Lesbian Love" -PAUL RYAN and DAVID GILLAM FULLER sing of the shocking truth about Darla Storm. (WALT FRASIER, understudy for Mr. Fuller played the role at several performances, due to Mr. Fuller's illness.)

"A Life of Lesbian Love" -PAUL RYAN and DAVID GILLAM FULLER sing of the shocking truth about Darla Storm. (WALT FRASIER, understudy for Mr. Fuller played the role at several performances, due to Mr. Fuller's illness.)

 

In Drag - PAUL RYAN goes in disguise to the Coconut Club to spy on Darla and is thrust into the Show within a Show!

When the Reporters splash the News of the Romance across the Gossip Columns - DAVID GILLAM FULLER is forced to release Darla Storm DEBORAH TRANELLI from her Moive Star contract

THE ORIGINAL CAST of the NEW YORK F.A.C.T. PRODUCTION
Deborah Tranelli* …………………………………………….Darla Storm
Nikki van Cassele*……………………………………………Brenda Sparks
David Gillam Fuller*…………………………………………..Bernard Levine
Paul T. Ryan*……………………………………………………Don DeCarios
Kate Erin Gibson*, Cotton Wright,
Marcus Conerly*, David Green*…………………………..Ensemble
Walt Frasier……………………………………………………..Standby for Bernard Levine
*Denotes Member of Actors’ Equity Association