Ben Lapidus & Amanda Centeno of “Pop Punk High”

Listen in as Ben Lapidus, composer/lyricist/”Derek,” and Amanda Centeno, “Tib,” of Pop Punk High, discuss bonding over Sum 41, giving the audience permission to sing along if they’d like to, New Jersey basements, highly-reactive uncles, the overlapping Venn diagrams of “pop-punk people” and “theatre people,” and how you can travel back in time to join them in 2003.

“…it brings in people that aren’t ‘theatre people,’ and I wish theatre communities did that more, and sought to bring in people who are not as familiar with theatre […] that’s what makes the show alive, and different…”

Pop Punk High

book by Anderson Cook
music & lyrics by Ben Lapidus
directed by Felicia Lobo

Thursday nights @8PM
January 11–February 22, 2018

Parkside Lounge
317 E. Houston
Manhattan

tickets: $15, available via BrownPaperTickets

photos by Greg Howard

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