Bryan D. Leys

Full Musicals – Dramas

White Witch of Rosehall

The White Witch of Rosehall

The White Witch of Rosehall is a tale of voodoo, romance, and passion, based in historical fact, with a thrilling story and a melodic, reggae-influenced score. It's a coming-of-age tale set against a background of mystery and horror where pride is treacherous, love is deadly and black magic is very real.

Red Spot Rebellion

Red Spot Rebellion

The Red Spot Rebellion is a look back at that golden age of sexual liberation, the choices gays were forced to make, and the birth of a sense of purpose and identity that was still taking its baby steps. It’s in small bar, in one blue collar town, where the gays were finally forced to make a stand..

Acting

Acting

She’s a 17-year-old girl playing Lear in a school play. He’s a world-weary star doing Richard III on tour. When their paths cross on an empty stage, they begin a relationship that carries them through 30 years of performing, as they play the roles of teacher, lover, betrayer, partner, and friend.

The Union and Crystal Ann McKay

The Union and Crystal Ann McKay

Based on the same events as the movie Norma Rae, an independent Southern woman becomes involved with a union organizer, forcing her to choose between helping the cause and possibly shaming her family.

Vienna

Vienna

In 1888, the Hapsburg Empire is teetering on the brink. The Prince is tormented. Anti-Semitism is rampant. American ideas are ascending. Can Arthur Schnitzler, Sigmund Freud, Theodore Herzl, and Anton Bruckner find immortality while overcoming the effects of a tragic suicide?

Young Forever

Young Forever

A gothic chamber musical that is both dark and humorous. Oscar Wilde’s immortal tale of Dorian Grey is transported to 1930’s Hollywood. A beautiful young man is captured on film and all his sins remain imprisoned in the celluloid. But what is the meaning of sin in our society and how do we even recognize the loss of a soul?

Fortune and Fate

Fortune and Fate

Two non-religious one-act plays about faith. One, Tobin’s Palm, is set in the past; the other, Twilight Star, takes place the day after tomorrow. Both feature crazy believers and comical pessimists in stories where nobody finds quite the fate they imagine or deserve.

66

“66”

An epic adventure spanning over 2,400 miles of American highway, featuring music from rock to jazz. In 1966, a family in search of their missing mother embarks on a journey along America’s mother road . But as Route 66 is being fragmented, so is the family and so is America facing a new era of possibilities and social revolution.

Something a bit lighter?