Vital Theatre Company has announced the extension of STINKYKIDS THE MUSICAL, awarded 2012 BEST FAMILY SHOW by the Off Broadway Alliance, with book and lyrics by Sammy Buck, music byDaniel S. Acquisto with direction by Tim Drucker, based on the book series created by Britt Menzies. Performances are Saturdays at 1pm, starting today, July 7th through September 8th at The Riverside Theatre. Tickets are $29.50 for regular seats and $49.50 for premium seats. The show is appropriate for families with children, ages 3-12. For reservations visit www.vitaltheatre.org or call (212) 579-0528.
The Riverside Theatre at 91 Claremont Avenue at 120th Street is located inside the 75 year old Neo-Gothic Riverside Church, commissioned by John D. Rockefeller in 1927 and completed in 1930. The theatre is conveniently located near Columbia University, just 10 minutes from both the George Washington Bridge and the Lincoln Tunnel just off Riverside Drive.
On street parking is available on the weekend. The Claremont Avenue Garage is located inside the building with elevator access to the theatre.
StinkyKid Britt never gets in trouble and loves making everyone happy! She’s convinced her parents to take her friends Max, Hannah, Jen, Johnny, and Billy to the opening of the new MegaJumper 3000. But when Britt gets a massive wad of gum stuck in her hair, she must rely on her friends to help her get out of the sticky situation before her parents find out and cancel the trip! STINKYKIDS THE MUSICAL is based on the award winningStinkyKids® books and StinkyKids® characters: little stinKers who learn to make right choices through their childhood mistakes and live by the motto “Always be a leader of good.”® . In May 2012, STINKYKIDS THE MUSICAL was named Best Family Show of the 2011-2012 Season by the Off Broadway Alliance.
Sammy Buck (Book and Lyrics) With composer Dan Acquisto: Book and lyrics for STINKYKIDS THE MUSICAL (Vital Theatre), as well as LIKE YOU LIKE IT (New York Innovative Theatre Award-Winning Best Musical), THE UGLY SWAN (Theatre C); THE 7-YEAR B*TCH(Outstanding New Musical, Talkin' Broadway Summer Festival Citations, NYMF, York); Vital's THE FROG & THE WITCH; book for Andy Warhol WAS RIGHT (NYMF); lyrics for Vital’s MATTHEW TAKES MANNAHATTA (book, Aurin Squire) and ...AND THEN I WROTE A SONG ABOUT IT (Luna Stage, Diversionary Theatre; book, Eric H. Weinberger); and the play BARRY THE HATCHET (All Out Arts). With composer-lyricst Brandon James Gwinn: book and co-lyricist: SPEARGROVE PRESENTS (NY Theatre Barn). With composer Doug Katsaros: book: COMMON GROUNDS (NYMF). Sammy is currently writing for the upcoming 143rd Edition of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® The Greatest Show On Earth®. Films: Red Hook (Phase 4 Films, on DVD, digital download or Showtime); Fade To White (co-writer). Web: tvland.com (shared technical Emmy). Mentor: Rubicon Theatre Young Playwrights Festival. Member: BMI; The Dramatists Guild, Inc. www.bucquisto.com /www.sammybuck.com