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Real Women Have Curves Musical to Premiere at American Repertory Theatre

Find out what else is on tap for the theater in Cambridge during its new season.

Joy Huerta
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American Repertory Theatre has announced its 2023-24 season at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge.

First up is Inua Ellams’s The Half-God of Rainfall, a co-production with New York Theatre Workshop running September 8-24 under the direction of Taibi Magar.

Two world-premiere musicals are also on the docket: Real Women Have Curves, with score by Joy Huerta and Benjamin Velez, book by Lisa Loomer, and direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (December 8-January 14, 2024), and the previously announced Gatsby, written by Florence Welsh and Thomas Bartlett (score) and Martyna Majok (book), with choreography by Sonya Tayeh and direction by Rachel Chavkin (dates to be announced).

Also on tap is the world premiere of P. Carl’s Becoming a Man, co-directed by Carl and Diane Paulus and running February 16-March 10, 2024.

Complete information about each production will be revealed in the coming months.