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New World Stages Stage II (New York, NY)
340 West 50th Street


Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes with one intermission

Tuesday through Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 5pm and 9pm
Sunday at 3pm and 7pm

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The late, legendary Cuban singer Celia Cruz retakes the New York stage--portrayed by Xiomara Laugart--in this celebration of her life and music.

'Celia' Closes 5/25 To Prepare For World Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2008

Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz, the Off-Broadway musical celebrating 'The Queen of Salsa' Celia Cruz, will end its New York run at New World Stages on Sunday, May 25th, 2008, to shift the focus to its anticipated world tour, it was announced by the show's producers Henry Cardenas and David Maldonado. Celia began previews on August 28, 2007 and officially opened on September 26, 2007. When it closes, Celia will have played a total of 25 previews and 269 regular performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Celia' Celebrates 200th Show
by BWW - February 20, 2008

Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz, the Off Broadway musical celebrating the legendary 'Queen of Salsa' currently playing at New World Stages celebrated its 200th performance last night on Tuesday, February 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: Off-Bway in Union Square Dec.21
by BWW - December 29, 2007

On Friday, December 21, cast members from the off-Broadway productions of Celia, Jump, My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm In Therapy! and Wanda's World presented the final outdoor concert in a series of four fantastic Fridays of Off-Broadway performances at the Holiday Market in Union Square. (more...)

'Celia' Extends New Schedule, with Added English-Tuesdays
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2007

Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz, the new musical that recently opened at New World Stages, has put a new block of tickets on sale today. Celia has also added another English-language performance on Tuesday evenings at 8PM. (more...)

'Celia' Extends By Popular-Demand thru Jan 2008
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2007

Due to popular response, Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz is extending performances at New World Stages for the holiday season through January 27 2008 (more...)

'Celia', Musical Tribute to Cruz, Debuts Off-Bway 8/28
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2007

An all Latino ensembles prepares for off-Broadway premiere of Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz, beginning previews August 28, opening September 19 at New World Stages. (more...)