Triangle

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Winner of 6 Theatre Bay Area Awards including “Outstanding World Premiere Musical” and 2 SF Bay Area Critics Circle Awards including “Best Production”! Named a 2017 Richard Rodgers Award Finalist by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Triangle is an original mystery-romance with music by Curtis Moore, lyrics by Thomas Mizer and book by Mizer, Moore and Joshua Scher. Two love stories, set in the same New York City building but a hundred years apart, weave together across the century as long buried secrets are uncovered and ghosts of the past begin to influence the future.

Triangle was commissioned by the Williamstown Theatre Festival and developed at the Eugene O’Neill Music Theatre Conference and the American Musical Theatre Project at Northwestern University. It received a workshop production at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma in Spring 2014 and had its World Premiere at TheatreWorks, Silicon Valley in July 2015.

“Triangle” is astonishingly successful. The Moore-Mizer score is rich in melody and emotion …what really counts here is just how moving the stories are and how the songs heighten the emotion without cheapening it. [The musical] eloquently combines past and present and makes way for the future. San Francisco Chronicle

A beautiful new musical …engaging the audience immediately with humor, romance and pathos.   Regarding Arts

…a fulfilling and well-crafted musical theater experience with a deep and heart-stirring humanity. — San Francisco Examiner

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“Nine Floors Up”: Brian, an awkward chemistry grad student, is stuck in the middle of a rally outside his office building alongside a mysterious–and attractive–stranger. (Performed by Adam Halpin)

 

“Daughter’s Hand”: Unsure of his feelings for Sarah after a violent encounter with her conservative Jewish father, Vincenzo (Sarah’s Catholic foreman) steps cautiously into a synagogue seeking advice and permission from a different “father”. (Performed by Brian d’Arcy James)

 

Triangle. Photo by Kevin Berne.

“Love”: Brian, a reclusive chemistry graduate student, finds himself suddenly kissing someone he’s only met a few hours before. Dazed, he steps back to analyze what is going on. (Performed by Colin Hanlon)

 

“Safe”: Unable to deal with loss in his own life, Brian tries to prevent Sarah from meeting the man she loves at the Triangle Factory the day of the infamous fire. Reaching across time, she responds with calm certainty that she must go. (Performed by Jenny Powers & Colin Hanlon)

 

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Listen to additional songs “Take My Hand” and “Drive Away” on this website or continue to trickybox.com for the full range of Triangle demo recordings. Read more reviews from the World Premiere and Workshop productions.