Denise Marsa’s heartfelt musical, The Pass, selected for United Solo Festival, NY 2021 on November 18 @ 9pm at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street.
November 7, 2021: The Pass, initially developed in 2017 with theater legend Gretchen Cryer, is a compelling series of autobiographical vignettes, incorporating songs and stories, written and performed by award-winning singer-songwriter Denise Marsa. Her raw and intimate tale is a testament to the human spirit, filled with moments of heartbreak, humor, and self-discovery. She recounts her decades spanning career beginning at the end of the 70s to the present day through her beautiful songs and music. Denise’s journey is a nuanced and fascinating story about doing what you love in an ever-challenging world. The evening features renowned New York musician Tracy Stark on keys and additional vocals. Tickets are on sale now: https://unitedsolo.org/shows/the-pass-musical/
Denise is best known internationally for the UK #3 hit, “Lucky Stars,” a duet she performed with Dean Friedman. She went on to become the lead voice on The Flirts international Billboard charting dance record, “Helpless” (You Took My Love). Her Marsa Music catalog is currently being administered by BMGRights Management. They are co-producing her new solo show The Pass Musical.
The United Solo Theatre Festival is the world’s largest solo theatre festival held at Theatre Row on 42nd Street in New York City. Omar Sangare is both the founder and artistic director. The festival features many categories of solo shows, including storytelling, puppetry, dance, multimedia, improvisations, stand-up, magic, drama, and comedy. Since its inaugural edition, the festival proceeds have been used to raise money for The Actors Fund.