Tony Award winner KO, known for her roles in “Moulin Rouge!” and “West Side Story,” is set to headline the world premiere of the new musical “Siluetas” at Temple University in Philadelphia from May 31 to June 23, 2024.
The production is presented by Philadelphia’s Power Street Theatre and features a compelling story set during the 2016 election, focusing on the friendship between ex-housewife Dinora and activist-artist Khalilah. KO will be joined by a talented cast including Angel Alzeidan, Garrick Vaughan, Guillermo Jemmott Jr., Victor Rodriguez Jr., and Florencia Cuenca. The musical, with a book and lyrics by Erlina Ortiz and music and lyrics by Robi Hager, is directed by Rebecca Aparicio, with Abel Garriga as music director.
Prior to the world premiere, “Siluetas” will be presented in concert at Theatre Horizon in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on November 3-4, featuring KO and an ensemble cast. The musical was developed at the 2022 National Musical Theatre Conference at The O’Neill Center, with KO, Aparicio, and Garriga collaborating on the project.
Ticket details for the 2024 world premiere will be announced soon, and tickets for the November concerts can be purchased here:https://theatrehorizon.org/siluetas/