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Tom Frueh

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TOM FRUEH (pronounced "free") is an actor and writer who works in theatre and film. Recent theater credits include the premiere of his one-man musical HOUDINI on Theatre Row (at United Solo Theatre Festival), for which he also wrote the book, music and lyrics. After its debut, the show was chosen as a Critic’s Choice selection and earned 4.5 out of 5 stars by All About Solo. Prior to that, Tom’s acclaimed musical PARTNERS also had its world premiere on Theatre Row at United Solo. His newest musical DAYS OF THIRST AND BEAUTY returns to Don’t Tell Mama in the Fall of 2022. Tom also appears in the 2022 films CAFÉ VOLTAIRE and I LOVE YOU 3, both of which were directed by award-winning director Duane Michals. Other recent films include Michals’ MISTER MIRROR MAN’S ROMANCE and the 2019 award-winning shorts YORT and ABRA CADAVER.

Tom is the author of numerous plays which have been produced in New York, is a singer-dancer and 30+ year veteran performer in musicals, and he has appeared in recent New York productions of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, CITY OF ANGELS, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, GRAND HOTEL AND KISS ME KATE, as well as numerous concert performances. His early performing career in musicals spanned an extensive range of classics, from THE MUSIC MAN and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to GEORGE M! and A CHORUS LINE. Tom trained as an actor at the University of Dayton and with numerous teachers in New York City. He trained as a dancer at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, and at Joffrey Ballet School and Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan. He also studied singing in New York with teacher and coach Thomas Shepard.

A workshop production of his newest work, AFTER THE SHOW WITH THE MAN WHO OWNED BROADWAY, featuring Music and Lyrics by George M. Cohan, will appear in New York in Fall 2022. www.tomfruehmusicals.com

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New Horror-Suspense Musical HAVEN WAITS FOR EVERLY Will Debut at United Solo on Theatre Row

A new original musical, HAVEN WAITS FOR EVERLY makes its New York debut at United Solo Theatre Festival on Theatre Row this October.
New Musical DAYS OF THIRST AND BEAUTY Returns to NYC's Don't Tell Mama in October

A new original musical, DAYS OF THIRST AND BEAUTY, makes a return engagement at Don't Tell Mama in Manhattan on October 9th at 7 pm.
BWW Feature: DAYS OF THIRST AND BEAUTY at Don't Tell Mama Will Ponder and Discuss Importance of Creativity

Author of one-man shows, Tom Frueh, returns to Midtown Manhattan club with a new musical.
New Musical DAYS OF THIRST AND BEAUTY Set to Appear at Don't Tell Mama in October

A new original musical, DAYS OF THIRST AND BEAUTY, will be performed at Don't Tell Mama in Manhattan on October 21st at 7 pm.
BWW Interview: Tom Frueh of HOUDINI at Theatre Row

Over twenty years after debuting his one-man solo musical HOUDINI in New York City nightclub cabaret Don't Tell Mama, Tom Frueh brings the fully fleshed out show to the prestigious United Solo Theatre Festival, giving hope to every cabaret artist who dreams, one day, of seeing their show off-Broadway as well.
The Village Light Opera Group Presents ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

In July, The Village Light Opera Group will present On The Twentieth Century at the Riverside Theatre (91 Claremont Avenue).
The Village Light Opera Group Presents ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

In July, The Village Light Opera Group will present On The Twentieth Century at the Riverside Theatre (91 Claremont Avenue).
Original CITY OF ANGELS Stars Set for Q&A with Blue Hill Troupe

The Blue Hill Troupe, now in its 93rd season, brings “City of Angels” back to the stage. Set in the glamorous, seductive Hollywood of the 40s, the world of film studios and flimsy negligees, “City of Angels” chronicles the misadventures of Stine, a young novelist, attempting to write a screenplay of one of his detective novels. Each scene he writes comes to life on stage, starring his hardboiled detective alter-ego, Stone. As Stone's life in the film plot gets more complicated, so does Stine's personal and professional life, until the point when the two plots intersect.  The amazing double score and story do what all good movies should, eventually winding up to two happy endings.
Blue Hill Troupe Presents CITY OF ANGELS 4/21

The Blue Hill Troupe, now in its 93rd season, brings "City of Angels" back to the stage. Set in the glamorous, seductive Hollywood of the 40s, the world of film studios and flimsy negligees, "City of Angels" chronicles the misadventures of Stine, a young novelist, attempting to write a screenplay of one of his detective novels. Each scene he writes comes to life on stage, starring his hardboiled detective alter-ego, Stone. As Stone's life in the film plot gets more complicated, so does Stine's personal and professional life, until the point when the two plots intersect.  The amazing double score and story do what all good movies should, eventually winding up to two happy endings.
Blue Hill Troupe Presents LUCKY STIFF, Now thru 11/15

Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 91st season with 'Lucky Stiff,' an offbeat, hilarious murder mystery farce complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds, and a corpse in a wheelchair.
Blue Hill Troupe to Present LUCKY STIFF, 11/6-15

Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 91st season with 'Lucky Stiff,' an offbeat, hilarious murder mystery farce complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds, and a corpse in a wheelchair.

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