Press release

Mammoth Lakes, CA. – Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s (MLRT) Artistic Director Shira Dubrovner announces a special evening of music. Bodie 601 will celebrate the launch of their new, and second CD, “Another Way,” at the Edison Theatre on Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 pm.


“We are excited to share this evening of music with our community,” stated Dubrovner. “I’ve been following Bodie 601 since its inception and am thrilled to be hosting this celebration of their newest CD.”

This latest CD by the local band is comprised of all original songs written by either Russ Reese, founding member and bass player/vocalist/songwriter for the band, or Cassie Burgenbauch, guitarist/vocalist/songwriter for the band, with one, non-original, bonus track. The title track “Finding Another Way,” is written by Cassie; other highlights are “I Can’t Dance Without You,” written by Russ and “Company Tonight,” written by Cassie.

“We are really excited about celebrating the release of our album at the Edison Theater, where it all started,” said Amy Callanan, founding member and fiddle player/vocalist for the band. Amy and Kristin Reese, founding member and percussionist/vocalist with the band, were in the MLRT production of “The Marvelous Wonderettes” in 2012. From their time together, and gentle nudging from Russ, they realized a great potential for a band. A couple years and some minor changes in the lineup later, Amy and Kristin reprised their roles as “Cindy Lou” and “Missy” in the MLRT sequel production of “The Winter Wonderettes,” where they were reacquainted with Cassie Burgenbauch. a Mammoth Lakes native who played the role of “Susie” in the production.

“We feel that this album truly encompasses who we have become as a band and the sound we have now,” said Russ. Like their first album, “Fortune’s Calling,” “Another Way” was recorded at Uncle Funkhammer Studios. This local studio is a rustic cabin in Aspendale and the perfect setting for a weekend long recording session.

The band released their first album in 2016 and already two years later are ready to release album number two. Come to the Release Party of “Another Way,” Thursday, October 18, 7:00pm at the Edison Theater in Mammoth Lakes.  Tickets will be at the door for a suggested donation of $10.  However, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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WHO:                   Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre & Bodie 601

WHAT: Concert in celebration of CD “Another Way” Launch

WHEN: Thu. October 7 at 7:00 pm

WHERE:               Edison Theatre – 100 College Parkway, Mammoth Lakes

COST:                    $10 donation at the door (No one turned away for lack of funds!)


The Mammoth Lakes Foundation offers both free education (books and tuition) to any Mono County resident and/or high school graduate who pursues an AA degree at Cerro Coso Community College and                                    year-round theatre programming at Edison Theatre. For more information or to make a tax-deductible donation to the theatre or to the Foundation, please contact Shira Dubrovner at 760.934.6592, the Foundation office at 760.934.3781 or visit

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