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Playwright Joe DiPietro On 'Ernest Shackleton Loves Me'

Jeff Carpenter
Wade McCollum and Valerie Vigoda in Ernest Shackleton Loves Me

  Ernest Shackleton Loves Me is an inventive new musical adventure running off-broadway at 2econd Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre in New York City.


The show stars GrooveLily’s electro-violinist Valerie Vigoda and Wade McCollum; it’s directed by Obie Award® winning director Lisa Peterson and features with music composed by Brendan Milburn and lyrics by Valerie Vigoda. The book is by Joe DiPietro.


DiPietro won two Tony Awards for Memphis, his other work includes The Second Mrs. Wilson,Nice Work If You Can Get It,  All Shook Up, Living on Love.The Toxic Avenger, Over the River and Through the Woods, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.

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