Philip Paul Kelly Set To Appear In Staged Reading Of The Golden Threshold
By: Ton-Up, Inc.
Kelly recently made a cameo appearance in underground filmmaker Onur Tukel's "Black Magic for White Boys," which premiered at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal last month. A short documentary was released online last week and covers the early development and first reading of his rock musical, "Rockquiem for a Wrestler," at the Triad Theater in New York. Mr. Kelly wrote, directed and performs in the musical and is currently planning a 2nd elevated reading at the Triad Theater in the Spring of 2020. A GoFundMe campaign is currently underway to raise funds to cover the costs of production.
About Philip Paul Kelly
Actor, Singer, Writer, and Director, Philip Paul Kelly, has been performing most of his life. He started his career as a backup-singer and went on to perform on cruise ships before landing his first starring role playing "Tony" in "West Side Story" at Bucks County Playhouse. He has appeared in national tour productions of the Broadway shows of "Titanic" and "Camelot" as well as regional productions of "Elf The Musical,' "1776,' "A Christmas Carol,' "The Full Monty,' "Jekyll & Hyde,' "Peter Pan,' "Beauty and the Beast,' and "La Cage Aux Folles." Most recently he appeared in "Legacy The Musical" as Hans Luther & Pope Leo X, which received the Best Reading in Festival award at NYMF. Kelly's other notable appearances include the workshop and concert of "Ragtime on Ellis Island" as Admiral Peary with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Georgia Engel, Brandon Victor Dixon, Michael Park, and Laura Michelle Kelly.
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