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'Make Believe' Theatrical Production And Album Debuts In Nevada City

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Playwright, composer, poet and puppeteer Dalrymple MacAlpin

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Dalrymple MacAlpin is a playwright, composer, poet and puppeteer. He will debut his second theatrical production “Make Believe: An Archetypal Musical Theater Fairy Tale for the Young & Young at Heart.” He performs the role of The Storyteller in this musical based on 19th century fairy tales.

MacAlpin wrote the screenplay and score, and then spent three years recording as a double album. The soundtrack features 35 musicians, two choirs, and cover artwork by painter Benjamin A. Vierling.

Make Believe will be performed at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City from Jan. 25 to Feb. 3.

Get a preview of the show here:

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