Theatre Palisades brings some fun to the upcoming holiday season by presenting "Ruthless! The Musical" a hilarious comedy musical spoof with book and lyrics by Joel Paley and music by Marvin Laird. Opening Friday November 1, through Sunday December 8, 2019 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M. and Sundays at 2:00 P.M. at the Pierson Playhouse located at 941 Temescal Canyon Dr. (just south of Sunset Blvd.)Pacific Palisades 90272.The production is directed by Alta Abbott and produced by Sherman Wayne and Martha Hunter with rights secured from Samuel French. Featured in the cast are, in alphabetical order: Benni Ruby (Tina Denmark), Carly Reeves (Ms. Thorn), Randi Cee (Lita Encore), John Sparks (Sylvia St. Croix), Jessica D. Stone (Louise/Eve) and Jenna Nicole Sullivan (Judy Denmark/Ginger Delmarco). RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL is a mordant spoof of big musicals such as Mame and Gypsy, and the film The Bad Seed. Eight year old Tina Denmark knows she was born to play Pippi Longstocking, and she will do anything to win the part in her school musical, "Anything" up to and including murdering the leading lady!" The show won the 1993 New York Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical"Ruthless! The Musical" is a can't miss sassy sendup of the the-a-tah!"...enough absurd plot twists and multiple identities to fill several old movies...the fun comes from the sheer brazenness!" The New York Times.
Ages: Twelve and older