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Dessa Rose - 2005 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the novel by Sherley Anne Williams

Set in the 1800s, the story concerns two historical women: A runaway slave and a woman who helps her to freedom.


Original Production
Run Type: Limited Run
Market: Off-Broadway
Previews: February 17, 2005
Closing: May 29, 2005

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

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150 West 65th St. at Broadway
New York,NY10023

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Dessa Rose Off-Broadway Cast

by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2005
The world premiere of DESSA ROSE, opens on Monday (March 21) at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

Dessa Rose Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Dessa Rose been nominated for?
Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Jules FisherOutstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Peggy Eisenhauer and Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for Scott Lehrer.

What productions of Dessa Rose have there been?
Dessa Rose has had 4 productions including New York which opened in 2003, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and which opened in 2006.

What is the songs are in Dessa Rose and what's the order?
We Are Descended
Comin' Down the Quarters
Ol' Banjar
Something of My Own
The Gold Band
Little Star
The Gold Band (Conclusion)
Bertie's Waltz
At the Glen
Capture the Girl
Fly Away
Fly Away (Conclusion)/How Long Will it Be?
Their Eyes are Clear, Blue Like Sky
Twelve Children
Noah's Dove
Fly Away (Reprise)
The Scheme
In the Bend of My Arm
Better if I Died
Ten Petticoats
Just Over the Line
A Pleasure
White Milk and Red Blood