NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, A NEW MUSICAL

Genre: Musical
Book by Robert Sickinger, Music and Lyrics by Alaric Jans, Directed by Lissa Moira

Suitable for all ages, an original musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale with a cast of 35 Iincluding 6 children), including Broadway star Luba Mason* (Chicago, Jekyll & Hyde, How to Succeed, Sunset Blvd.), Cabaret luminary Karen Kohler* (Das Cabaret, Vienna to Weimar w/ KT Sullivan), Becca Gottlieb* (Nat. Tours: Damn Yankees, The Wedding Singer), and Douglas McDonnell (Metropolitan & New York City Operas), A comedic satire. Memorable characters. Famous romantic 1830’s novel with themes of class inequality & social injustice.

Join the Crummles Troupe in protest mode as they bring The Nickleby Family, The Squeers, The Cheerybles, Smike, Newman Noggs and an array of early Victorian era characters to life. Left penniless after his father’s death, teenage Nicholas, his mother and sister embark on a journey to London to seek help from their Uncle Ralph, who immediately dislikes Nicholas and finds work for him in The Squeers’ boarding school. Run like a prison, Nicholas is horrified by the school’s conditions and escapes with crippled friend Smike back to London. Reunited with his family, Nicholas finds himself defending the honor of his family and friends against his Uncle’s deceptions. 

Open:   04/17/14
Close:   05/04/14

Schedule:
Wednesday-Saturday @ 8pm
Sunday @ 3pm:
4/17/2014
4/18/2014
4/19/2014
4/23/2014
4/24/2014
4/25/2014
4/26/2014
4/27/2014
4/30/2014
5/1/2014
5/2/2014
5/3/2014
5/4/2014
Theater:   Theater For The New City
Address:   155 First Avenue
New York, NY 10009
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Take the L train to 1st Avenue or the 6 train to Astor Place

Cost:$18, $12 for children 12 and under
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