Boiler Room Girls is a new musical co-written by Cheryl B. Engelhardt (music and lyrics) and Kevin Archambault (book) workshopping at the Center for the Performing Arts at Rhinebeck September 20th, 21st and 22nd. The story centers around the Boiler Room Girls, a group of women who worked on behalf of Robert F Kennedy during his run for president. Cheryl and Kevin talk about the beginnings of the project, the background work they did for it and showcase “I’ll Take You To The Light” a song from the musical live on the air with Wendell Scherer playing Bobby Kennedy and Kiah Saxe playing Mary Jo Kopechne singing.
*workshopping means the audience will be able to give feedback to the creators of Boiler Room Girls after each performance this weekend. Cheryl B. Engelhardt is the musical director and Kevin Archambault is the director.