April 21, 2015:  World premier of the musical “I Am Alive” written by Emmy award winning composer Denise Gentilini of Denver and her long time collaborator and singer-songwriter Lisa Nemzo of Los Angeles.  Inspired by the story of Denise’s grandparents, Kourken and Mailvine Handjian, and their survival of the Armenian Genocide, “I Am Alive” celebrates the strength of the Armenian people and their culture.

Denise Gentilini

Denise Gentilini

Kourken-and-Mailvine Handjian

Kourken and Mailvine Handjian