Face the Music 2002

Opened: June 11, 2002
Closing: June 23, 2002

Face the Music - 2002 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Sol Goldman 14th Street YMHA
344 E. 14th Street (between First and Second Avenue) New York, NY

A New York City police sergeant tries to intentionally lose some money by backing a Broadway show, The Rhinestone Girl, that is sure to fail. When it becomes a hit, an investigation into police corruption is launched. The police sergeant’s wife saves the day by donating the profits from the show to the city’s depleated treasury.

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Other Productions of Face the Music

1932   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1933   Broadway Return Engagement [Broadway]
2002   Off-Broadway Musicals Tonight! Concert
2007   Off-Broadway Encores! Concert