Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Academy Presents THE PAJAMA GAME 5/7-16

Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director; Rosetta LeNoire, Founder) will present the Tony Award- Winning musical The Pajama Game by George Abbott and Richard Bissel, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, directed by Christopher Scott. The Pajama Game will open on Friday, May 7 and run through the 16th at the 14th Street Y Theatre (344 East 14th Street).

The Pajama Game deals with labor troubles in a pajama factory, where worker demands for a seven-and-a-half cents raise are going unheeded. In the midst of this ordeal, love blossoms between Babe, the grievance committee head, and Sid, the new factory superintendent.

The Pajama Game will feature costumes designed by Mark Richard Casewell and sets designed by Laura Tabor Bacon.

Amas Musical Theatre's The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy began in the early nineteen seventies as the Eubie Blake Youth Theatre and is now a pre-professional performing arts training program, open to students age 14-20, throughout the New York City area. Classes in singing, dancing and acting, taught by working theatre professionals, culminate in a fully-staged Off-Off-Broadway production of a major musical. Recent seasons have included critically-acclaimed productions of No, No Nannette, Footloose, The Me Nobody Knows and On The Town. Many Academy alumni go on to performing careers on Broadway and in theatres across America, and in film and television.

Listing Info: The Pajama Game
Performs: May 7-9 and May 14-16
Friday at 7:30 Saturday at 3:00 and 7:30 and Sunday at 3:00
The 14th Street Y Theatre is located at 344 East 14th Street (between 1st and 2nd Aves)
Tickets Adults: $20 Students and Seniors: $16 Group rates: call 212.565.2565
for tickets and more information please visit www.amasmusical.org or 212.352.3101

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director) -- New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968. Amas ("you love" in Latin) is devoted to the creation, development and professional production of new American musicals through the celebration of diversity and minority perspectives, the emergence of new artistic talent, and the training and encouragement of inner-city young people. In recent years, Amas has emerged as a leading not-for-profit laboratory for new musicals, including WANDA'S WORLD; SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL; Lone Star Love; FROM MY HOMETOWN; ZANNA, DON'T!; and STORMY WEATHER: IMAGINING Lena Horne. Amas education programs include the Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy, a pre-professional training program for teenagers, the Immigration Experience for middle and high schools, and Lens on Live Theatre. Visit www.amasmusical.org.




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