Spells of the Sea, a swashbuckling tale of adventure and self-discovery, recently closed its whimsical, energy-filled world premiere. The musical for young audiences celebrates exploration, perseverance and the power of personal connection. Finley Frankfurter, a 15-year-old fisherwoman, is guided by grumpy lighthouse keeper H.S. Crank on a quest for the mysterious Elixir of Life. Created by Guinevere “Gwenny” Govea (B.A. in Theatre and Dance and Bachelor of Journalism, 2021) and Anna Pickett (B.S. in Applied Learning and Development), this show has constantly evolved, from its inception as a podcast in The Cohen New Works Festival to a season production with the Metro Theater Company. The artistic journey behind this original work has seen the pair navigate the transformative tides of creative expression, growing as writers, directors, performers and friends.
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