The new musical comedy Starting Up with book, music, & lyrics by Garett Press, directed by Jen Wineman, and with musical direction by Julianne Merrill, will receive a special industry presentation in New York City on December 1 & 2 at Pearl Studios.
Set in the oh-so-innocent age of 2010, Starting Up is a magical & hilarious journey through tech culture... and the internet itself. The story follows Scott, a lowly marketing manager at a man-centric media company, who dreams of becoming a bold & inspiring tech rockstar. When he's entrusted with a mysterious & powerful mobile app that helps him master any skill, his ambitions spin out of control, and his female coworkers have no choice but to save the f@#king world.
Cast includes Jelani Remy (Ain't Too Proud, Lion King), Tiffany Engen (Legally Blonde), Jay Armstrong Johnson (On the Town , Darilyn Castillo (Hamilton), Olivia Griffin (Griswolds' Broadway Vacation), Ahmad Maksoud (The Band's Visit), Robert Peterpaul (Seussical), and Brian Owen (Dog Man: The Musical).