Fascinating Rhythm

A dazzling journey through the music of George Gershwin & Leonard Bernstein told with four hands, two voices, & 176 keys. Created By & Starring Kirsten Salpini and Jared Troilo from Lyric Stage’s performance of Murder For Two.
Running Time: 90 minutes with a brief intermission.
Tickets: $45 General Admissions and $10 Students


Friday, July 7 at 7:30pm (Pay What You Can)
Saturday, July 8, at 3pm

Sunday, July 9 at 3pm
Friday, July 14 at 7:30pm
Saturday, July 15 at 3pm
Sunday, July 16 at 3pm

“We are children of a different era and although we respect these composers deeply, we approached their work with a lot of creativity: we’ve reimagined some songs with our own interesting arrangements, created mashups, and added silly crowd interactions and improvisations.”
Hear more from Jared and Kirsten in their featured interview in METRMag!


Kirsten Salpini is an actor, pianist, voiceover artist, music director, and singer, and she has performed all over the world with theatre companies and cruise lines such as Holland America and Carnival. Favorite regional credits include The Donkey Show at American Repertory Theatre and Murder for Two at Lyric Stage Company of Boston (IRNE nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Musical). As a dueling pianist, Kirsten plays hundreds of songs by audience request, largely from memory. Her on-camera work includes commercial, industrial, and voiceover for companies such as Smithsonian and Liberty Mutual, and her original comedy mini-webseries The Oedipus Project. Also a singer/songwriter, her original album Girl at a Piano can be found on Spotify, Apple Music, etc. BFA Shenandoah Conservatory. www.kirstensalpini.com

Jared Troilo has quickly become one of Boston’s go-to leading men over the last decade. Lyric Stage audiences may recognize him for his work in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Monty), The Last Five Years (Jamie), Camelot (Lancelot), Murder for Two (Detective Marcus) and My Fair Lady (Freddy). Jared has also appeared with SpeakEasy Stage Company, Wheelock  Family Theatre, Moonbox Productions, Greater Boston Stage, The Palace Theatre, Umbrella Stage, Shadowland Stages, Winter Park Playhouse, Barnstormers,  TigerLion Arts, Reagle Music Theatre, and Fiddlehead Theatre. Jared is an IRNE  Award winner for his performance in She Loves Me at Greater Boston Stage  Company, and an Elliot Norton Award nominee for his work in The Last Five Years and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. TV/Film: About  Fate (Amazon); Across the Pacific (PBS); Kevin Can F*** Himself (AMC). He is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory and an AEA member. Jared lives in Framingham with his wife Kira and their beautiful son, Levi.