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A riveting and haunting new musical, featuring a score by Steve Earle. 

Story

In 2010, the Upper Big Branch mine explosion killed 29 men, and tore a hole in the lives of countless others. In this riveting, emotionally stunning new work based on first-person accounts by survivors and family members, Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, award-winning writers of The Exonerated, and three-time Grammy Award-winning country/folk legend Steve Earle, dig deep into the lives and loss of the most deadly mining disaster in recent U.S. history. Jessica Blank directs this haunting world premiere that gives voice to those yet unheard, and shines a piercing light on the deadly forces of greed and the enduring power of love.

Show Dates

Preview

Feb 18 2020

Closing

Mar 29 2020

Show Dates

Preview

Feb 18 2020

Closing

Mar 29 2020

Cast

  • Mary Bacon
    Patti
  • Amelia Campbell
    Mindy
  • Michael Gaston
    Stanley "Goose"
  • Roosevelt
  • Thomas Kopache
    Gary
  • Michael Laurence
    Tommy
  • Deirdre Madigan
    Judy
  • Melinda Tanner
    Judge

Creative

  • Written by
    Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen
  • Original Music
    Steve Earle
  • Director
    Jessica Blank
  • Set Designer
    Richard Hoover
  • Costume Designer
    Jessica Jahn
  • Lighting Designer
    David Lander
  • Sound Designer
    Darron L West
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