Romance in Hard Times 1989

Opened: May 31, 1989
Closing: December 17, 1989

Romance in Hard Times - 1989 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theatre
425 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10003

Set in a depression soup kitchen in New York City, Romance in Hard Times tells the story of Hennie, who has recently learned she is pregnant; Harvey, her husband who refuses to speak because he cannot provide for his wife; and Boris, a determined loser who loves Hennie. Through a series of disappointments and tragedies (though told with lots of humor included), Hennie decides that the world is not an acceptable place to bring her baby into, and therefore, holds her baby back, for many months past the normal term. With other characters such as Zoe, Polly, the Handcuffed Sisters, Gus, The Kid, and even Eleanor Roosevelt helping out, Hennie tries to find something that will make everything right again, so she can bring her baby into the world.

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Romance in Hard Times FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Harvey
Standing in Line
I'll Get Out of Here
Harvey Promised to Change the World
The Supreme Court Saved from Fire
Goodbye
Charity Quartet
Lovesong
I Never Said I Didn't Love You
You Got Me Crazy
That's Enough for Me
Places I Fainted from Hunger
Time Passes
The Good Times Are Here
Feelin' Rich
Hold My Baby Back
Hennie Soup
Thinking About You
I Don't Want to Feel What I Feel
The Prosperity Song
A Gaggle of Celebrities
I'll Get You Out of My Life
How Could You Do This to Someone Who Robbed for You
Blame It on These Times
Another Celebrity Song
You Can't Let Romance Die
Supreme Court
All of Us Are Losers
I Will Make You Rich
The New World Ain't Coming Soon
Stop Kicking
Vote for Polly
In the Nick of Time
That's Why We Do the Things We Do
Gus' Triumph
The Last Can a Hennie Soup
All of Us Are Brothers
Eleanor Roosevelt: A Discussion of Soup
Red Faces at the Kremlin
All Fall Down
Romance in Hard Times has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1989, Off-Broadway which opened in 1989 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1989.

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