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Green Room 42 Presents


of Songs from

In the Shade

Friday, February 25, 2022, 7 pm

Performed by

Courtney Bassett                      as “Jean Stafford”

Pearl Rhein                              as “Lizzie Hardwick”

Caroline Strange                     as “Caroline Blackwood,” “Mental Patient,”  “Ivan Lowell," “Lucy McGhee” 

Tom Laverack                          as “Robert Lowell”


Daniel Egger                            master of ceremonies



Tom Laverack                          guitar

Milo Fryling                             piano and electric piano

Mark Ambrosino                     bass, electric piano and percussion

Pearl Rhein                              piano and violin


In the Shade 

A Play with Music

Book and Lyrics by Daniel Egger

Music and Additional Lyrics by Tom Laverack

A happy-sad true-to-life exploration of mental health, creativity, love, marriage and healing.

Jamie Cesa, CESA Entertainment: General Manager

Joe Trentacosta, JT Public Relations: Publicity

Special thanks to Helen, Leo, and Oliver Egger for their help with this project.


with who sings it in the Play


The Forest

Jean, Lizzie, & Caroline


Find Myself in You

Jean and Cal


Fork, Knives, and Spoons




Lizzie and Cal


We Held Our Own

Lizzie and Harriet


Wait in the Dark

anonymous mental patient


Hospital Corners

Cal, with chorus


No Shield

Cal, with Lizzie


Paint in the Frame



Burn Unit

Ivana Lowell and Cal


Pieces Fall



Call of the Suicides

Lucy McGhee


In the Shade

Jean, Lizzie, & Caroline

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