Press Release After successful performances in 2016 in Alaska and Canada, and more performances in 2018 in The Netherlands, the monodrama The Child behind the Eyes (Nava Semel), for which I wrote the music, will continue to Nova Scotia. This time, director Vivian Melde and actress Nava Sarracino will present without me being present, as […]

After successful performances of The Child Behind the Eyes in Alaska and Canada in 2016, and in 2018 in The Netherlands, performances are scheduled to continue in 2019. First performance will take place on June 19 at 7 pm at the Church of Love in Anchorage and is a Benefit performance for Hope Studios and […]

It comes as such a shock to hear that prize winning author, playwright, scriptwriter, librettist, poet, journalist and translator Nava Semel passed away last December after a battle with cancer. It feels like yesterday that director Vivian Melde, actress Nava Sarracino and I corresponded with her while preparing our Alaskan/Canadian production of her famous play […]

The Anchorage Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church is hosting an evening of puppets, soup and theater.  A fundraiser that will benefit special needs organization Stone Soup Group but also the production of The Child Behind the Eyes, a play about a child born with Down syndrome that toured Alaska and Canada this summer. The Krambambuli Puppet Theatre will open the evening […]

A sold out opening night and 3 more performances to go. Julia Cossman (local performer and vocal teacher) attended one of our performances and here’s what she had to say: “RKP’s double bill of Dick Reichman’s play The Phone and Nava Semel’s The Child Behind the Eyes balances an evening of two worlds in poignant portrayals […]

Reporter Ron Holmstrom (FOX-4 TV) has his fingers on the pulse of professional live entertainment. Earlier this week, he interviewed Audrey Weltman-Kelly (RKP Productions) and filmed scenes from Dick Reichman’s The Phone and Nava Semel’s The Child Behind the Eyes (original music by Christel Veraart). Both shows play through September 25 at Out North Contemporary Art House in […]