The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World

Theatre
Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)
New York, NY
Schedule
Tuesdays at 7pm
Wednesdays through Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2:30pm & 8pm
Sundays at 2:30pm & 7:30pm

Added Performance:
Monday, June 6 at 8pm
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Set in Fremont, New Hampshire in the early ’70s, THE SHAGGS is based on the true story of a working class dad (Mr. Friedman) who has a vision of rock n’ roll destiny for his three talentless daughters (Ms. Hood, Ms. Sokolovic and Ms. Walton), convinced they’re his family’s one-way ticket out of hardship and obscurity. But the girls have ideas of their own – and as their father’s ambition turns to obsession, the price of familial obligation becomes all too clear.

Review - The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World
by Ben Peltz - June 14, 2011

Although there have been previous productions of The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World since the musical premiered in Los Angeles eight years ago, thanks to a 13-year-old girl's fondness for Friday, the show has never been more relevant. (more...)