Forever Dusty

Theatre
New World Stages Stage V (New York, NY)
340 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019
Running Time
90 minutes, with no intermission
Schedule
Mondays at 7:00pm
Wednesdays at 2:30pm & 7:00pm
Thursdays & Fridays at 8:00pm
Saturdays at 2:30pm & 8:00pm
Sundays at 3:00pm
Price
$69-$79
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With her towering blonde beehive, spectacular outfits, and most of all her unforgettable, soulful voice, Dusty Springfield became the first great female pop star of the 1960s. But how did a shy, awkward Catholic schoolgirl with the cumbersome name of Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien, transform herself into an icon for a generation?

FOREVER DUSTY tells the compelling and moving story of Dusty's journey, in a dramatic, high-energy musical filled with some of the most exciting pop songs ever written, including 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' 'The Look of Love,' and many others. Directed by Randal Myler (Love, Janis; It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues) and starring Kirsten Holly Smith as Dusty Springfield.
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FOREVER DUSTY Closes Today at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2013

Forever Dusty, the new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, will play its final New York performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) tonight, April 7. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Will Close April 7 at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2013

Forever Dusty, the new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, will play its final New York performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Sunday, April 7, producers announced today. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Launches Photo Comic: 'Dusty in Brooklyn'
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2013

A new photo comic has been created for off-Broadway's Forever Dusty titled 'Dusty in Brooklyn.' The project was created by photographer and visual artist Seth Kushner, and starring Kirsten Holly Smith, Christina Sajous, Ashley Betton and Mike Murray. CLICK HERE to view the full comic! (more...)

Photo Coverage: FOREVER DUSTY Celebrates 100th Performance with Sing-Along!
by Walter McBride - February 14, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, celebrated its 100th performance with a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance last night, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Audience members at this special performance were invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' 'I Only Want to Be With You,' along with other classics included in the show, like 'Wishin' and Hopin,' 'Tell Him,' and many more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FOREVER DUSTY's Kirsten Holly Smith & Christina Sajous Sing 'Love Power'
by Stage Tube - February 14, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, is currently playing at New World Stages. In celebration of Valentine's Day, Kirsten Holly Smith and Christina Sajous have teamed up to perform 'Love Power' with musical director Michael Thomas Murray on the piano. Check it out below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: FOREVER DUSTY Celebrates 100th Performance with Sing-Along!
by Walter McBride - February 14, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, celebrated its 100th performance with a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance last night, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Audience members at this special performance were invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' 'I Only Want to Be With You,' along with other classics included in the show, like 'Wishin' and Hopin,' 'Tell Him,' and many more. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Hosts Special Sing-A-Long Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, will host a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance tonight, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Audience members at this special performance will be invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' 'I Only Want to Be With You,' along with other classics included in the show, like 'Wishin' and Hopin,' 'Tell Him,' and many more. The evening will be co-hosted by comedian Seth Herzog (often seen on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon') and Drag Diva Sherry Vine (Here TV's 'She's Living For This'), and fans are encouraged to dress in their best Dusty blonde beehive wigs and 1960s garb. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY to Celebrate 100th Performance With Sing-A-Long, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - February 8, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, will celebrate its 100th performance with a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Audience members at this special performance will be invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' 'I Only Want to Be With You,' along with other classics included in the show, like 'Wishin' and Hopin,' 'Tell Him,' and many more. (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of FOREVER DUSTY with Kirsten Holly Smith- Transforming Into a Music Icon!
by Randy Rainbow - January 30, 2013

The world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield is currently playing at off-Broadway's New World Stages. Kirsten Holly Smith, who takes on the title role 8 times a week, transforms into the music icon daily, and BroadwayWorld takes you behind the scenes of her process below! (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY to Host Special Sing-A-Long Performance, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, will host a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM, it was announced today. Audience members at this special performance will be invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including "Son of a Preacher Man," "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," "I Only Want to Be With You," along with other classics included in the show, like "Wishin' and Hopin," "Tell Him," and many more. The evening will be co-hosted by comedian Seth Herzog (often seen on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon") and Drag Diva Sherry Vine (Here TV's "She's Living For This"), and fans are encouraged to dress in their best Dusty blonde beehive wigs and 1960s garb. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FOREVER DUSTY's Kristen Holly Smith Performs on NYFOX
by Stage Tube - January 8, 2013

Kristen Holly Smith and Christina Sajous, who are now starring in the off-Broadway show Forever Dusty, performed for FOXNY yesterday followed by a short interview. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FOREVER DUSTY's Kirsten Holly Smith and Christina Sajous Sing 'Baby It's Cold Outside'
by Stage Tube - December 18, 2012

Kirsten Holly Smith (as Dusty Springfield) and Christina Sajous (as Dusty's lover, Claire), stars of the new musical Forever Dusty, have recorded a music video of "Baby It's Cold Outside," putting a new spin on the holiday classic. Michael Thomas Murray accompanies them on the piano. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FOREVER DUSTY TV Spot Released!
by samantha vega - December 6, 2012

The TV spot was just released for Forever Dusty the musical which is currently playing at New World Stages. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside FOREVER DUSTY's Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - November 19, 2012

The world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, opened last night, November 18, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the big opening below! (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of FOREVER DUSTY- Kirsten Holly Smith, Christina Sajous and More; Plus a Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 12, 2012

The world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, begins performances November 11, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), with an official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 18, 2012. Below, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge brings you a sneak peek of Smith singing as 'Dusty Springfield', plus interviews with director Randal Myler, co-writer Jonathan Vankin, Christina Sajous, who plays 'Claire', and, of course, co-writer and star Smith! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Kirsten Holly Smith and More in FOREVER DUSTY at New World Stages!
by Jennifer Broski - November 11, 2012

The world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, begins performances today, November 11, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), with an official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 18, 2012. BroadwayWorld recently got a sneak peek at the show and brings you a first look at Smith as 'Dusty Springfield', Christina Sajous as 'Claire' and more in the photos below! (more...)

Christina Sajous, Coleen Sexton and More Join FOREVER DUSTY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2012

The full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, has been announced. Directed by Randal Myler (Love, Janis; It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues), performances will begin November 11, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), with an official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 18, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kirsten Holly Smith in FOREVER DUSTY!
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2012

Tickets for the world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, are now on sale to the general public, via Telecharge.com or (212) 239-6200.. Directed by Randal Myler (Love, Janis; It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues), performances will begin November 11, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), with an official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 18, 2012. Forever Dusty will be produced by Jorja Fox, Leslie Brockett, Jane Gullong, and Sandalphon Productions, with executive producer Eva Price of Maximum Entertainment Productions. Check out a first look of Smith as Springfield beow! (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for FOREVER DUSTY at New World Stages, Opening 11/18
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2012

Tickets for the world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, are now on sale to the general public, via Telecharge.com or (212) 239-6200. Directed by Randal Myler (Love, Janis; It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues), performances will begin November 11, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), with an official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 18, 2012. Forever Dusty will be produced by Jorja Fox, Leslie Brockett, Jane Gullong, and Sandalphon Productions, with executive producer Eva Price of Maximum Entertainment Productions. (more...)