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Wonderful Town

Leonard Bernstein’s Tony Award-winning musical!

Set in the summer of 1935, this Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of sisters Ruth and Eileen, one an aspiring writer and the other a dancer, who move from rural Ohio to seek success in Greenwich Village, New York. Together, the sisters take on the Big Apple, pursuing their dreams and finding love. The score, with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Comden & Green, features “Ohio,” “Conga,” and “One Hundred Easy Ways.”

Wonderful Town originally played for 559 performances on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre starring Rosalind Russell as Ruth and Edith Adams as Eileen. It won Best Musical from the Tony Awards, New York Drama Critics Circle Awards and Outer Critics Circle Awards.

The musical was revived on Broadway in 2003 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it played for 497 performances starring Donna Murphy and Jennifer Westfeldt as Ruth and Eileen.

The idea for putting Wonderful Town in our season line-up came from a conversation Mark and Karen Danni had with Leonard Bernstein’s daughter, Jamie Bernstein, who said, “Wonderful Town is my favorite of my Dad’s musicals and I think it would be wonderful on your stage.”

7:30 p.m. on Jan. 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2020
2:00 p.m. on Jan. 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2020


Sales for new season ticket buyers (must purchase tickets for at least 3 of the 4 Broadway Series shows; does not include Home for the Holidays) are now open.

Sales of tickets for individual shows will begin on Monday, April 1, 2019.

 

WONDERFUL TOWN is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK www.tamswitmark.com

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