Pre-Premieres of New Musicals

NEW WORKS SERIES / 4.24.17

Book by Yvonne Adrian
Lyrics by Cheryl Stern (Shoes and Baggage, La Cage aux Folles)
Music by Tom Kochan

Developed by Jack Cummings III / Co-Adapted by Robyn Hussa + Eric R. Christiansen

Directed by Joe Barros (Gigi, Cagney)

Choreography by Katharine Pettit (Bullets Over Broadway)

Music Direction by Karen Dryer

With Sage Chase, George Dvorsky (Closer Than Ever revival), Nichole Forde, Ella Martin, 

Erin Leigh Peck (Disenchanted, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Evan Ruggiero, and Sydney Shuck (Annie), Lucy Taylor, and Aimee Van Dam

 

Pretty to the Bone is a dynamic, provocative and contemporary musical, based on a true story. When fifteen-year-old Polly develops an eating disorder, a “Perfect and Happy” American family is shaken to the core and embarks on an emotional roller coaster ride of a lifetime. Humorous, heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting, Pretty to the Bone is about family, survival and love.

Winner of the Jonathan Larson Award, Pretty to the Bone was previously titled nor'mal:. It was originally produced Off-Broadway at Transport Group Theatre Company with direction by Jack Cummings III.

4.24.17 | 7PM + 9PM @ The Cell | 338 W 23rd St., NYC

Tickets: $20 in advance / $25 at the door

Book/Music/Lyrics by Joe Barros Ryan Haase

Directed by Joe Barros (Gigi, Cagney)

Music Direction by Ben Shaver

Presented in collaboration with Broadway For All

With Sage Chase, Tais Fontanez, Ella Martin, Lucas Rosenblum, Blake Sheridan,

Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda, Les Miserables), Raleigh Shuck (Beaches), and Lucy Taylor

It’s 1984 and Ryan White is a 13-year-old hemophiliac living with AIDS. When Ryan puts on the headphones to his walkman, he can escape into his own fantasy world where he is the the rockstar of his mind. But Ryan soon becomes a celebrity in the real world: America’s first poster child for AIDS. All he wants to do is to return to school and be normal. It is in the great escape of his fantasy world that he is able to deal with the pressures, problems and hysteria of the real world. Maybe he can live in the fantasy world for eternity, even if his body eventually fails him. Ryan White is told through the eyes of an all-teenage cast. 

4.24.17 | 7PM + 9PM @ The Cell | 338 W 23rd St., NYC

Tickets: $20 in advance / $25 at the door

520 8TH AVE  | #331 | NEW YORK, NY 10018

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