Kay Kleinerman directed the staged reading of JEANS! Here she is following the performance at Capp Street Theatre.

Jeanne Larkin (L) attended JEANS! and chatted afterwards with actress Carmen Elena Rosa (R) who played Fanny Davis.

Monica Ashton, pianist, accompanied the actors in JEANS! and clearly enjoyed herself. JEANS! features a dozen songs, among them WE'RE GONNA LEAVE KENTUCKY and MY NAME IS BELLA COHEN.

David Mullens (L) and Roy Blitzer (R) came to enjoy JEANS! and talk with Enid Davis, JEANS! lyricist.

Actors Leo Lawhorn (who played Jacob Davis) and Carole Honeychurch (who played Sarah Davis, his daughter) enjoyed the audience response to JEANS!


Here are the creators of JEANS! Enid Davis, lyricist, is seated. Caryn Yacowitz, standing center. Diane Claerbout, standing right. WHAT IS JEANS? JEANS!is a new musical play all about the invention of blue jeans, the pants that won the West, by pioneers Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis. It's fun, educational, full of song and drama.

JEANS! can be performed by students 5th grade and older and is meant to be enjoyed by all ages.

JEANS! enjoyed a standing-room-only audience at a staged reading on February 8 at Capp Street Theatre in San Francisco. Over 140 people attended the reading, which was directed by Kay Kleinerman and featured a professional cast.

14 Songs
California history

Would you like to perform JEANS! at your school?

visit http:/​/​www.jeansthemusical.com
lots of good info on our brand new web site!
(Thanks to Jon and Diane Claerbout and Martin)

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