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Get Roped In (NYC)

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Pace New Musicals is bringing and singing in the new year with “Rope,” an original work from award-winning composer-lyricist and PPA Lecturer Ryan Scott Oliver, with staged readings hitting the Schaeberle Studio Theater January 27–January 31.

All men are tied together. And from Wednesday, January 27–Sunday, January 31, the Pace Community is invited to get roped in to the first staged reading performances of Ryan Scott Oliver’s musical Rope, performed by Pace New Musicals.

According to press notes, Rope “tells the story of Clay (played by Pace student Zack Zaromatidis ’18), a gang-thief determined to find life's fortune alone; and Szajda ("Shy") (played by Pace student Ethan Carlson ’16), a ghostly Jew with an Irish accent, blind but possessing a remarkable power. Yet they become tied at the waist with a length of rope, stuck together on a desperate quest through a war-torn America. Clinging together with this charmed rope that allows the blind Shy to see through the eyes of Clay, the two young men must escape the vicious gangs of New York and push a path into the heart of the Civil War, where they find the greatest battle of all must be between themselves, brother and brother."

Performances will be held in the Schaeberle Studio Theater (41 Park Row, 10th floor) on the following dates:

Wednesday, January 27 | 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 28 | 7:00 p.m.
Friday, January 29 | 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 30 | 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 31 | 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

To reserve tickets to Rope, click here.