A poignant world premiere about young love and old friends.


May 29 - June 30, 2019
Ritz Theater

Written by Harrison David Rivers
Original music by Jelloslave cellists Jacqueline Ultan and Michelle Kinney

Directed by Sherri Eden Barber
Choreography by Penelope Freeh

Starring Mark Benninghofen, Austen Fisher, JuCoby Johnson, Tyler Michaels King, André Shoals, and Jon-Michael Reese with Conner Horak and Da’Rius Malone.

Todd and Arthur are two former ballet dancers who reunite at New York’s Lincoln Center Plaza having not seen each other for more than 25 years. This beautifully-told story takes us through the lives of both men, their choices, regrets, and coming to terms with age, illness and sexual identity. Harrison David Rivers’ (Five Points) world premiere play features original music by Minneapolis-based Jelloslave cellists Jacqueline Ultan and Michelle Kinney.

Runtime: 80 minutes with no intermission

To Let Go and Fall contains strong language and adult themes and is not intended audiences 13 years and younger.
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Elegantly staged by Sherri Eden Barber.
— Star Tribune
The best of playwright Harrison David Rivers’s recent stream of strong work.
— Lavender Magazine
A truly lovely exploration of a relationship, beautifully realized by the cast, director, and every element of design, as I’ve come to expect from TLD.
— Cherry and Spoon

Photos by Dan Norman




CDs of the original score are available as a download at the link below: www.Jelloslavemusic.com

Photos by Emilee Elofson



Director: Sherri Eden Barber
Playwright: Harrison David Rivers
Co-Composer/Cellist: Michelle Kinney†
Co-Composer/Cellist: Jacqueline Ultan†
Choreographer: Penelope Freeh
Dramaturg: Elissa Adams
Scenic Designer: Maruti Evans***
Costume Designer: Sarah Bahr
Lighting Designer: Mary Shabatura
Sound Designer: Kevin Springer
Hair & Wig Designer: Paul Bigot
Fight Director: Annie Enneking
Projections Designer: Kathy Maxwell
Projections Videographer: Maxwell Collyard
Stage Manager: Todd Kalina
Assistant Stage Manager: Kyla Moloney
Sub. Stage Manager: D. Marie Long*
Technical Director: Bethany Reinfeld
Properties Master: Abbee Warmboe
Assistant to the Director: Kari Olk
Costume Design Assistant: Ash Kaun
Wardrobe: Carrie Monroe
Master Electrician: Micayla Thebault-Spieker
Assistant Master Electrician: Nick Fetting
Audio Engineer: Phillip O’Toole
Sub. Audio Engineer: John Acarregui
Master Carpenter: Eric Charlton
Projections Head: Emmet Kowler
Stage Management Intern: Emily Anna Bierbrauer
Carpenters:Whitley Cobb, Matt Boerst, Teresa Nelson
Electricians: Kit Baumer, Jerermy Ellarby, Paul Epton, Dan Featherstone, Mariead Koehler, Joanna McLarnan, Grant Merges
Projections Technicians: Jeremy Ellarby, Kassia Lisinski, Ray Steveson

*Member of Actor’s Equity Associatio, the Union of Professional Actors
**Members of SDC, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, a national theatrical labor union.
†Member of Twin Cities Musicians Union, American Federation of Musicians
***Member of USA, United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE is the union representing Scenic, Costume, Lighting, Sound and Projection designers in Live Performance.