Ruthless! The Musical Revival 2015

Run Time:
One hour and 35 minutes, with no intermission
Opened: July 13, 2015
Closing: September 10, 2016

Ruthless! The Musical - 2015 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

St. Luke's Theatre
308 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036

When The Bad Seed meets Gypsy it's fun for the whole dysfunctional family! Beautiful and talented eight-year-old Tina Denmark will do anything to play the lead in the school play. ANYTHING! The question is... Where does such remarkable talent and unstoppable ambition come from? The answer may shock you when you see this award-winning Stage Mother of all musicals!


Ruthless! The Musical - 2015 - Off-Broadway Cast

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RUTHLESS! Takes Final Bow Off-Broadway Tonight; Tour in the Works
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2016


The Off-Broadway smash Ruthless! The Musical will end its 14-month run tonight, September 10th, prior to a national tour which will kick off in November -- finalized dates will be announced soon.

TV: RUTHLESS! Gets Cut Throat in Bryant Park
by Nicole Rosky - August 12, 2016


This week's final installment included a performance by the Broadway cast of Ruthless! including: Tori Murray and Kim Maresca. Watch highlights below, as they perform 'To Play This Part,' and 'It Will Never Be That Way Again.'

RUTHLESS! to Take Final Bow Off-Broadway This Fall; Tour in the Works
by BWW News Desk - August 9, 2016


The Off-Broadway smash Ruthless! The Musical will end its 14-month run on September 10th, prior to a national tour which will kick off in November -- finalized dates will be announced soon.

Photo Flash: RUTHLESS! Star Tori Murray Teams with Sutton Foster for ALL IN WITH CAM NEWTON
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 2016


RUTHLESS! The Musical's pint-sized powerhouse Tori Murray will appear on the second episode of the brand new Nickelodeon series, 'All in with Cam Newton' today, Friday, July 8, 2016 at 8 pm (ET/PT). Murray spent the day honing her performance skills with two-time Tony Award winner, Sutton Foster.

Photo Flash: Sylvia St. Croix of RUTHLESS! Preps for Gay Pride
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016


Sylvia St. Croix (as played by the fabulous Paul Pecorino in RUTHLESS!), is preparing for this year's Gay Pride festivities on Sunday. Earlier this week she brought Marcel, her newest fancy man, over to St. Luke's Theatre to show him off to her fellow cast members. Although she won't be walking the parade route (too rough on her bunions), Sylvia & Marcel will be hanging around the West Village, most likely near any booths offering food. Sylvia is widely known for her frequent eating binges (and subsequent purging).

Original Star Tracy Jai Edwards Returns to RUTHLESS! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2016


Original cast member Tracy Jai Edwards returns to Off-Broadway's musical smash RUTHLESS! tonight (June 20) in the dual roles of Eve Allabout and Louise Lerman. Due to overwhelming demand for tickets, the show was recently extended through September 10th.

Photo Flash: RUTHLESS! Stars Launch June Issue of W42ST at Boulevard Park
by Tyler Peterson - June 1, 2016


The stars of Off-Broadway's award-winning musical smash RUTHLESS!, Kim Maresca and Tori Murray, performed songs from the show at the May 25th launch party celebrating the special June travel issue of W42ST Magazine. Here they are wowing the crowd at Hudson Boulevard Park accompanied by the great Marvin Laird. 

Photo Flash: RUTHLESS! Star Rita McKenzie Attends Pre-Tony Party with Men of HAMILTON
by Tyler Peterson - May 24, 2016


The fabulous Rita McKenzie, star of the award-winning musical smash RUTHLESS!, recently attended a pre-Tony bash thrown by the HAMILTON company. Here she is celebrating their whopping 16 nominations with the cast and creative team at the IAC Building.

Photo Flash: The RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark 'Congratulates' SHUFFLE ALONG
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016


That diabolical eight-year-old Tina Denmark (as played by Tori Murray in RUTHLESS!) has again been seen stalking the Theatre District. This week she stopped by SHUFFLE ALONG to congratulate the producers on their 10 Tony nominations as well as their recent big Drama Critics' Circle prize. Undaunted after being told that the producers don't actually live at the theatre, the opportunistic little b*tch posed for this photo showing off her terpsichorean skills. It's no secret that Tina will do anything to land in a hit Broadway show...ANYTHING!

RUTHLESS! Extends Off-Broadway Through the Summer
by Tyler Peterson - May 4, 2016


Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of the Off-Broadway smash, RUTHLESS! The Musical, today put a new block of seats on sale through September 10th.

Photo Flash: The RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark Stalks AMERICAN PSYCHO
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016


In this recent disturbing photo, Tina Denmark (as played by 11-year-old Tori Murray in RUTHLESS!) is seen loitering in front of Broadway's AMERICAN PSYCHO. From her expression, she appears highly displeased with this new, potential competition for the theatre season's favorite serial killer.

RUTHLESS! Star Abigail Harrison to Perform at TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016


10-year-old Abigail Harrison, who currently understudies Tori Murray in the award-winning musical smash RUTHLESS!, is set to perform at the 5th annual 'Tunes in Times Square' charity event on Sunday, May 1.

The RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark Stalks Broadway's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2016


The diabolical eight-year-old Tina Denmark (as played by the phenomenally talented Tori Murray in RUTHLESS!) was recently spotted loitering in front of Broadway's MATILDA.

Photo Flash: Young RUTHLESS! Star Sets New World Record at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Tyler Peterson - April 5, 2016


Feinstein's/54 Below presented the youngest solo performer in cabaret history, 11-year-old Tori Murray, in READY OR NOT, HERE I COME! on March 29th. The triumphant, sold-out evening showcased Off-Broadway's newest star, who received unanimous critical acclaim for her performance as Tina Denmark in the current award-winning musical smash RUTHLESS!  

RUTHLESS! Star Tori Murray to Set World Record Tomorrow at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2016


Feinstein's/54 Below will present the youngest solo performer in cabaret history, 11-year-old Tori Murray, in READY OR NOT, HERE I COME! tomorrow (Tuesday, March 29) at 7 PM.

RUTHLESS! to Play Special Holiday Performance Tomorrow
by Tyler Peterson - March 24, 2016


Off-Broadway's award-winning Ruthless! The Musical wants to make Good Friday even gooder! (We really should stay in school.) There will be a special added performance tomorrow, Good Friday, at 8 PM. By popular demand, the production recently put a new block of seats on sale through June 18th. RUTHLESS! opened on July 13, 2015 to unanimous rave reviews led by Entertainment Weekly which called the show, 'Uproarious! A mash-up of THE BAD SEED, GYPSY, ALL ABOUT EVE, plus the films of Douglas Sirk and John Waters!' RUTHLESS! recently received the coveted 2015 Odyssey Nightlife Award for Best Off Broadway Show, and actor Paul Pecorino was honored for Best Breakthrough Off Broadway Performance.

Photo Flash: RUTHLESS! Star Kim Maresca Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2016


Kim Maresca garnered rave reviews this season with her Off-Broadway debut in RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL. By popular demand, Kim returned to Feinstein's/54 Below with a dazzling encore engagement last Thursday night, March 17th. One of the highlights of the sold-out evening was a special surprise appearance by Mark Evans (star of Wicked, The Book of Mormon and Ghost). Scroll down for photos from her performance!

Photo Flash: Sophia Loren Welcomes RUTHLESS! Friends Backstage at THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016


Sophia Loren welcomed New York friends Rita McKenzie and Kim Maresca to her dressing room at THE VIEW, where she appeared this past Friday, March 18th, to discuss her legendary film career and her one-woman tour, AN EVENING WITH SOPHIA LOREN. McKenzie and Maresca are both currently starring in the New York musical smash, RUTHLESS. Scroll down for photos!

RUTHLESS! Adds Thursday Performances to Schedule
by Tyler Peterson - March 1, 2016


Off-Broadway's musical smash RUTHLESS! is adding Thursday performances beginning this week. Now extended into the summer, RUTHLESS! opened on July 13, 2015 to unanimous rave reviews led by Entertainment Weekly which called the show, 'Uproarious! A mash-up of THE BAD SEED, GYPSY, ALL ABOUT EVE, plus the films of Douglas Sirk and John Waters!' Just some of the celebrities who have been spotted in the audience so far include Ron Howard, Regis & Joy Philbin, Bernadette Peters, Lynn Cohen, Chelsie Hightower, Mario Cantone, Rex Reed, Dmitry Chaplin, Laura Bell Bundy, Barbara Eden, Jan Maxwell, Legacy, Larry Thomas (The Soup Nazi), Jackie Hoffman, Sierra Boggess, Dame Gillian Lynne, Jerry Dixon, Von Smith, Jacque LeWarne, Emily James, and Jonathan Platero. This newly imagined production of RUTHLESS! recently received the coveted 2015 Odyssey Nightlife Award for Best Off Broadway Show, and actor Paul Pecorino was honored for Best Breakthrough Off Broadway Performance.

RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Extends Off-Broadway
by Tyler Peterson - February 18, 2016


Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of the Off-Broadway smash, Ruthless! The Musical, today put a new block of seats on sale through June 18th.

Photo Flash: Mario Cantone, Lynn Cohen & More Attend 100th Performance of RUTHLESS!
by Tyler Peterson - February 10, 2016


The Off-Broadway smash, RUTHLESS! The Musical, marked its 100th performance on January 30th and the company celebrated after the show at Lattanzi with celebrity attendees Lynn Cohen, Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon.

RUTHLESS! to Play 100th Performance Off-Broadway Today
by Sally Henry Fuller - January 30, 2016


The Off-Broadway smash, Ruthless! The Musical, will celebrate its 100th performance today, January 30th at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theatre District.

Ruthless! The Musical FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the songs in Ruthless! The Musical and what's the order?
Tina's Mother
Born to Entertain
Talent
To Play This Part
Third Grade
Where Tina Gets It From
The Pippi Song
Kisses and Hugs
I Hate Musicals
Angel Mom
A Penthouse Apartment
It Will Never Be That Way Again
Parents and Children
Ruthless
Tap Shoes
My Poodle Puddles
Sleep Now My Child
Montage
I Want the Girl
Unkie's Muncle

Ruthless! The Musical History

Other Productions of Ruthless! The Musical

1991   Off-Broadway Showcase
Off-Broadway
1992   Off-Broadway Original Off-Broadway Production
Off-Broadway
2015   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Broadway
2018   West End London Premiere
West End

Ruthless! The Musical - 2015 Off-Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2016 Best Musical Revival Ruthless!

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