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John Kehoe, Creator

The idea for 420: The Musical show came to Kehoe in 2011 when he realized he had no discernible plans for 4/20, so he decided to write a musical. From 2012-2016, he has produced the show 4 times, directed 5 separate productions of 420, designed and constructed the set from 2012-2015, and has performed in the roles of "The Mighty High" and "Bill / Hork". Despite the current political controversy that surrounds marijuana legalization, Kehoe reminds us that 420: The Musical is intended to be a light-hearted comedy to entertain audiences whether they're high or not. With the all-inclusive spirit in mind, this show has been able to reach stoner and non-smokers alike.

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Laura Lonski, Composer

Lonski performed in the original role of "Becki/Bic" from 2012-2013 and served as music director for every Buffalo show from 2012-2015. She produced 420 in Buffalo in 2014, as part of Buffalo Infringement Festival, and again in 2015 at Milkie's on Elmwood. After re-locating to New York City, she produced 420 at the The Secret Theatre in Queens in 2016. She served as musical director for the show's first off-Broadway run at Theatre 80 in New York and for the show's first appearance at the 2016 NYC Cannabis Parade stage in Union Square. In 2017, Lonski produced the sold out performances at the annual 420 show and first ever 420 Xmas special at the Kraine Theater. Lonski brought the show to Brooklyn in 2018 and will be producing 420 again at the Kraine Theatre in 2019 for a full month of shows.

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Nic Marrone, Producer

Nic Marrone is a Georgia native and proudly calls NYC home. He earned his MFA from the New School for Drama, and 420 The Musical '17 was his NYC directing debut. He is honored to have worked on a project that continually gives back as much love, joy, and weed-magic as is poured into it. He'd like to honor Laura, Theresa and Rocco who are constantly inspiring him to work, play and create harder, and of course- many thanks to the incredible, supportive audiences. Be well, and much love. nycmarrone@gmail.com

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Theresa Sagan, Producer

Theresa was asked by her dear friend Nic to participate as stage manager for the 2017 show. She met with Laura and the three otters have been making magic ever since. Theresa hails from the Atlanta area where she worked as an SM and Director at theatres like Actor's Express, Theatrical Outfit, The Academy Theatre & her ATL production family Wolfman Productions. Theresa is extremely excited to be continuing on in the beautiful 420 journey for 2018.

 

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