Ruthless!

Boston Center for The Arts/Black Box Theatre
539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

SpeakEasy Stage debuts a new version of the hit Off-Broadway musical Ruthless!. The show, which won the 1993 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical, is being reworked for both a West End and a New York run, and show creators Joal Paley and Marvin Laird have selected SpeakEasy and Boston to try out the revised book and a new song. It parodies classic films such as The Bad Seed, Gypsy, The Women and All About Eve as it tells the story young Tina Denmark, a 9 year old girl who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get the lead in her elementary school play. Larry Coen directs. Recommended for children 12 and up.