K Grad at Work on Basketball Musical

Ben Harpe ’09 is a cast member of “The Lockout: An NBA Musical,” written by Jason Gallagher and Ben Fort and to be produced by their company Six Hours Short. And Ben is also part of a the KickStarter project to record an album of the musical’s songs. You can see Ben (on left) belting out “I Believe,” a duet with superstar “Macon.” The play grabbed the attention of ESPN.com’s Henry Abbott, who wrote an article about it. “The Lockout” will be presented for the first time in a staged reading at Chicago’s Stage 773 on Friday August 31 and Saturday September 1.