Molasses in January is a new original musical play for all ages. There are fun filled musical numbers, dance fights and light explosions. The Best of Off Broadway musicals. Spanning from 1914 to 1919, we see Anna, our protagonist, struggling to raise her two children in a world caught in turmoil from terrorist's bombings, union strikes and a molasses tank explosion. Molasses in January, makes us laugh and cry, reminding us that "life can change in a moment".