Stereophile Magazine Review: Nine Lives Vol 1

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NINE LIVES A MUSICAL ADAPTATION, VOLUME 1 by Colman deKay & Paul Sanchez, based on the novel by Dan Baum Mystery Street 2011 Paul Sanchez producer Wes Fontenot, Mark Bingham engineers Nine Lives New Orleans’ musical renaissance, so well documented in the HBO series Treme, has reached its apotheosis with this expansive project. Paul Sanchez, […]

Video: Nine Lives LIVE Opening Number, Fine In The Lower Nine

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New Orleans – On May 4, 2011, Nine Lives – The Musical Adaptation made its stage debut at Le Petit Theatre for two sold out shows. Penchant Productions, a New Orleans-based event & video production company, was engaged to film the performance. Here is the opening number from that magical night:

Video: Nine Lives LIVE Finale, Rebuild Renew

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New Orleans – On May 4, 2011, Nine Lives –  The Musical Adaptation made its stage debut at Le Petit Theatre for two sold out shows. Penchant Productions, a New Orleans-based event & video production company, was engaged to film the performance. Here is the first released clip from that magical night:

NYC Theater Community Takes Notice of Nine Lives

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The nonfiction book “Nine Lives,” a biography of nine New Orleans residents and their relationship with the fabled city, has inspired a song cycle and forthcoming album. Broadway actor and first-time theatre producer Michael Cerveris is in the early stages of helping to turn it into a theatrical musical… read more __________________________________________________________ Michael Cerveris, Dan […]

Sanchez & deKay-Nine Lives (Vol 1) Project

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Two Jazz Fests ago my writing partner in Los Angeles, Colman deKay, was in town as he is every year for Jazz Fest and he insisted I read a new book called Nine Lives by a fellow named Dan Baum. Nine Lives is a true story of people’s lives in New Orleans between Hurricane Betsy […]