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Yaya Kids Theater and Ting Wang's THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL NY Premiere Extends

Yaya Kids Theater and Ting Wang's THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL NY Premiere Extends

YAYA KIDS THEATER and TING WANG have announced the New York Premiere production of the musical THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL, directed and choreographed by the award-winning Greg Ganakas has been extended for Thursdays in March. Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen, with book by Oxygen Media Shenzen China, lyrics and additional book by Jeff Edmond and music and musical direction by Alastair William King.

THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL, the iconic story by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in this brand new musical adaptation, set to a contemporary score filled with soaring melodies. It's New Year's Eve, and the Little Match Girl is forced onto the streets to sell matches to support her family. Cold and alone, her wondrous imagination takes her away from the harsh realities and struggles of her daily life. Armed with match sticks and music, she finds the a??hope we all need.

The production stars Madi Beumee, Aisling Fiona Fagan, Max P. Fowler, Dayna Grayber, Angelina Gui, Yanni Metaxas, Tony Mowatt, Christopher Swan, and Madeline Watkins.

The production is associate directed by Kelli Barclay (Himself and Nora, Minetta Lane Theatre), features scenic design by Joshua Warner (Pass Over, Brooklyn College), costume design by Gail Baldoni (Miss Saigon, Cape Playhouse), and lighting/projections by Zach Lobel (The Queen at the Crown). Riley Thomas is the stage manager and Katie LaMark is the assistant stage manager. Publicity by Katie Rosin/Kampfire PR and General Management by Sharon Fallon Productions.

THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL, which charmed audiences for six performances in February, will play an additional three performances at Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street, NYC). Performances are Thursday, March 5, Thursday, March 12, and Thursday, March 19 all at 7:00 p.m.. Tickets are $29.50-$59.50 and available at telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

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