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PERSUASION Original Cast Album Release Party

  • Taproot Theatre Company 204 North 85th Street Seattle, WA, 98103 United States (map)

Celebrate the release of the PERSUASION: A New Musical Original Cast Recording! 
- Live musical performances
- CDs and digital download cards for purchase
- Mingle with cast, crew, and creatives
- Food and drinks

Admission is FREE but please RSVP to the Pingg invitation (see link above and in posts) or via email with the number in your party to

Digital download available NOW at CD Baby:
Download and stream on iTunes and Amazon now!
Physical CDs available from 12/4/17 at The Stage Door Cafe at Taproot Theatre and everywhere.

Music and Lyrics by Chris Jeffries
Book by Harold Taw
Director Karen Lund; Music Director/Orchestrator Michael Nutting; Music Consultant R.J. Tancioco; Recording Engineer Steve Ditore.

CAST (in order of appearance)
Cayman Ilika - Anne Elliot
Matthew Posner - Captain Wentworth
Caitlin Frances - Lady Russell, Mrs. Musgrove, Mrs. Harville
Nick DeSantis - Sir Walter, Captain Harville
Chelsea LeValley - Elizabeth Elliot, Henrietta Musgrove
Ryan Childers - Mr. Shepherd, Charles Musgrove, Third Gossip, Servant, Lady Dalrymple
Sophia Franzella - Louisa Musgrove, First Gossip, Miss Carteret
Kate Jaeger - Mary Musgrove, Second Gossip, Clerk
Randy Scholz - Captain Benwick, Mr. Elliot

Michael Matlock—Conductor/Piano/Asst. Music Director
Bruce Carpenter—Reeds
Chris Monroe—Percussion
Matthew Tevenan—Cello

PERSUASION had its world-premiere production at Taproot Theatre Company from July 12 to Aug. 26, 2017. A runaway success, it became the highest-grossing show in the 41-year history of Taproot Theatre Company. Recording and production of the Original Cast Recording was made possible by the Artist Residency Programs at Jack Straw Cultural Center.

The release party is co-presented by Taproot Theatre Company and Jack Straw Cultural Center.

Earlier Event: July 12
Later Event: December 10
ArtsWest Holiday Cast Party