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What a gem this musical is. Come! Do not delay! You have a dazzling, impressive, poignant and remarkable experience in store for you! exclaims American Press Service. It's the passionate, whimsical portrait of life, love, laughter and loyalty played out by a family of Backstreet Ladies in a house of "working girls" in the 1899 New York ghetto, back by popular demand for six weeks only! A sell-out hit earlier this year, Backstreet is set against the backdrop of the women's movement at the turn of the (last) century, the flight from persecution that sent so many European immigrants knocking on America's doors, striking chords that resound deeply not only in Jewish identity, but in all human hearts. "Tuneful and enticing! A simple love story deftly told!" (LA Weekly). Book, music and lyrics for this rousing musical are by award-winning creators Chris DeCarlo, Evelyn Rudie and Matthew Wrather ("A musical spellbinder!" Drama-Logue). This Playhouse 50th Anniversary year production is directed by Chris DeCarlo. The "breathtaking period costuming (FAB hats!)" (The Tolucan Times) by award-winning designers Ashley Hayes and Cheryl Jennings are one of the highlights of this rich musical production. Ticket price includes a complimentary coffee and dessert buffet.

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