Weird Romance 1992

Opened: May 13, 1992
Closing: July 02, 1992

Weird Romance - 1992 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

WPA Theater
519 West 23rd St. New York, NY

Inspired by the stories The Girl Who Was Plugged In by James Tiptree, Jr., and Her Pilgrim Soul by Alan Brennert

Made up of two science fiction-flavored musicals: The Girl Who Was Plugged In is about a homeless bag-lady whose soul is transplanted into the body of a gorgeous female android by a company that manufactures celebrities. Her Pilgrim Soul involves a scientist who researches holographic imaging. One day a mysterious 'living' holograph, apparently a woman long dead, appears and changes his life forever.

Weird Romance - 1992 - Off-Broadway Cast

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Weird Romance
Stop and See Me
That's Where We Come In
Feeling No Pain
Pop! Flash!
Amazing Penetration
Eyes That Never Lie
No One Can Do
Worth It
My Orderly World
Need to Know
You Remember
Another Woman
Pressing Onward
I Can Show You a Thing or Two
A Man
Someone Else Is Waiting
Weird Romance has had 4 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1992, Off-Broadway which opened in 1992, Regional (US) which opened in 2003 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2004.