Ruthless!

Ruthless!

Book and Lyrics by Joel Paley / Music by Marvin Laird

Ruthless!

Ruthless!

Book and Lyrics by Joel Paley / Music by Marvin Laird

Overview

Revised in August 2015 to reflect the 2015 off-Broadway production.

Eight-year-old Tina Denmark knows she was born to play Pippi Longstocking, and she will do anything to win the part in her school musical. "Anything" includes murdering the leading lady! This aggressively outrageous musical hit garnered rave reviews during its long Off-Broadway run.

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Details

  • Genre: Farce, Parody / Spoof
  • Time Period: Contemporary, 1960s, 1950s
  • Cast Attributes: Drag performance, Features Children, Local Celebrity Cameo, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Marvin Laird

Marvin Laird is the composer of the award-winning Off-Broadway musical, Ruthless!. His collaboration with Joel Paley, the author/lyricist of that show, has been ongoing for 25 years. Their recent piece, The Yiddish are Coming...! The Yiddish are Coming...! is currently playin ...
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Joel Paley

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