Curvy Widow

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Curvy Widow

Full-Length Musical, Comedy  /  5w, 4m

Book by Bobby Goldman
Music and Lyrics by Drew Brody

Based on a true story, this sassy and witty musical follows the exploits of a feisty fifty-something whose adventures inspire laughter and, in the least expected places, reveal truths about life, love, and sex.

Image: 2017 Off-Broadway Production (Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade)

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    5w, 4m
  • Duration
    Duration
    90 minutes
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Romantic Comedy
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Senior

Details

Summary
From surviving hilarious first dates to her intimate conquests, this widow navigates her way through it all with humor and perseverance. With a brilliant cast of best friends, a dead husband, and a myriad of potential suitors, Curvy learns the hard way what it means to start life over in the modern age.
History
Curvy Widow premiered off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre on 3 August 2017. Directed by Peter Flynn, the production featured Nancy Opel, Ken Land, Andrea Bianchi, Elizabeth Ward Land, Aisha De Haas, Alan Muraoka and Christopher Shyer.
Performing Groups

BOBBY
JIM
CAROLINE
HEIDI
JOAN
SHRINK
PER SE

OTHERS

  • Time Period Present Day
  • Setting New York City. 2017.
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
  • Additional Features No intermission
  • Duration 90 minutes
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

Media

“Energetic and entertaining!” – The New York Times

“A must-see musical romp that leaves audiences raving!” – Broadway.com

“A witty riff on a vital subject.” – New York Observer

“Watch out New York: Curvy Widow is single and ready to mingle! A frothy jaunt over the hill and between the sheets. It’s like Sex and the City: The Golden Years!” – TheaterMania

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  • Curvy Widow

    Image: 2017 Off-Broadway Production (Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade)

Music

1. “Under Control” – Bobby, Ensemble
1a. “After Control” – Instrumental
2. “Turn the Page” – Bobby
2a. “Shrink Wrap” – Instrumental
3. “White Box Loft” – Shrink, Bobby, Ensemble
3a. “Lofty Desires” – Instrumental
3b. “Get Laid!” – Ensemble
4. “Age/Height/Weight” – Bobby
5. “Curvy Widow” – Bobby
5a. “Curvy Struts” – Ensemble
5b. “Condoms Into Dressing” – Bobby
5c. “But Death Did Us Part” – Instrumental
6. “A New Hand” – Bobby, Mort
6a. “No Shrinking Violet” – Instrumental
7. “It’s Not A Match” – Bobby, Heidi, Caroline, Joan, Stan, Peter
7a. “We Wish You a Curvy Christmas” – Girlfriends
8. “Curvy Widow (Reprise)” – Bobby
8a. “Log On, Get Off” – Ensemble
9. “The Rules for Whittling Down” – Bobby
9a. “Dryness May Occur” – Instrumental
10. “The Gynecologist Tango” – Bobby, Dr. Gilbert, Caroline, Dr. Rodgers, Eidi, Ensemble
10a. “Tango Away” – Ensemble
11. “The Doctor Delivers” – Ensemble
11a. “Lead In Looking For” – Instrumental
12. “Looking For” – Married Men 1, 2, and 3
12a. “Restaurant Incidental” – Ensemble
12b. “You Seem Interesting” – Ensemble
13. “Lying on the Bathroom Floor” – Bobby
14. “Looking For (Reprise)” – Married Men
15. “The One” – Heidi, Caroline, Joan
15a. “I Got My Man” – Instrumental
16. “What More Do You Need?” – Per Se, Bobby
16a. “Go For a Walk, Jim” – Instrumental
17. “Why Stop Here?” – Bobby, Ensemble
18. “In Her Sites” – Instrumental
  • Musical Style Contemporary Broadway

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Authors

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Bobby Goldman

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Drew Brody

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