Taylor Caldwell stars in the Encores! Off-Center production of Really Rosie by Maurice Sendak and Carole King.
Taylor Caldwell stars in the Encores! Off-Center production of Really Rosie by Maurice Sendak and Carole King.
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The Encores! Off-Center production of Maurice Sendak and Carole King's Really Rosie opened last night at New York City Center for its limited run through August 5, and TheaterMania was on hand for the cast party after the show.

Zell Steele Morrow, Anthony Rosenthal, and Eduardo Hernandez are featured in the musical.
Zell Steele Morrow, Anthony Rosenthal, and Eduardo Hernandez are featured in the musical.
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The cast features Taylor Caldwell (School of Rock) alongside Swayam Bhatia, Kenneth Cabral, Ayodele Casel, Jaiya Chetram, Eduardo Hernandez, Nanyellin Liriano, Chris Lopes, Zell Steele Morrow, Charlie Pollock, Ruth Righi, Anthony Rosenthal, and Nicole Wildy.

Cast members Nicole Wildy, Nanyellin Liriano, and Kenneth Cabral celebrate with choreographer Ayodele Casel.
Cast members Nicole Wildy, Nanyellin Liriano, and Kenneth Cabral celebrate with choreographer Ayodele Casel.
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The production is directed by Leigh Silverman, with music direction by Carmel Dean and Mary-Mitchell Campbell, and choreography by Ayodele Casel.

Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Carmel Dean are the co-musical directors.
Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Carmel Dean are the co-musical directors.
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Really Rosie is a family-friendly musical for the dreamer in all of us, inspired in part by the stories in Sendak's Nutshell Library. It features songs by King, including "Pierre," "Alligators All Around," and "Chicken Soup With Rice."

The production is directed by Leigh Silverman and choreographed by Ayodele Casel.
The production is directed by Leigh Silverman and choreographed by Ayodele Casel.
(© David Gordon)

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