Genre: Kids
Adapted from the book by William Steig, Book, Music and Lyrics by Joan Cushing

Finding strength and courage to forge on, even through the toughest elements is what gives Irene her name! Determined to deliver a dress to the Grand Duchess to help her sick mother make ends meet, Irene faces the dark of night, the strength of the wind and the sting of the cold...yet she doesn't give up! Irene's perseverance sets an example for children and adults alike! Manhattan Children's Theatre's musical production of William Steig's well-known book will warm the hearts of all this winter season.

Directed by Bruce Merrill
Music direction by Allison Jill Posner

Featured in the cast are: Chris Kloko, Maura Malone, Britni Orcutt, Perryn Pomatto, Dilhya Ross, Heather Weneck.

About the Company: Manhattan Children's Theatre

Manhattan Children's Theatre is committed to producing affordable, high quality theatrical experiences for both children and families. It exists to ensure that the community has access to important works of Classic Literature and timely, poignant New Work, ultimately providing a live theatrical experience that encourages reading, critical thinking, curiosity of the world today and the world of tomorrow, as well as communication between children, their families and their educators.

MCT performances are made possible in part by the Manhattan Community Arts Fund/New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The New York Mercantile Exchange Foundation, The JPMorgan Chase Regrant Fund, a project of A.R.T./New York, The Peter J. Sharp Foundation and by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, with support from the September 11th Fund and The Trump Soho partnership.

Open:   12/31/05
Close:   02/12/06

Saturday and Sunday at 12pm & 2pm
No 12pm performance on Sunday, January 1st
Theater:   Manhattan Children's Theatre
Address:   52 White Street
New York, NY 10013
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