About This Show

Chrissy, a bright young woman with a background of harshness that has robbed her of her innocence long ago, has visions of a career as a dancer. She finds herself in the Boom Boom Room, a disco/bar in Philadelphia meant to be her first step on the road to a better life. Instead, she must fight to defend her dream and keep her anger in check amid the sex and stimulation that surround her, the psychological residue of her parent’ betrayals, and the bizarre pack of suitors who follow her. In a desperate search, Chrissy careens from the seductive mistress of ceremonies at the Boom Boom Room to the earnestly friendly gay man next door to a brutally passionate lover. In its compassionate look at Chrissy’s living nightmare, In the Boom Boom Room is a piercing look at a society dangerously close to our own lives, and a drama that captures both our hearts and our heads.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 20min (1 intermission)
Dates: First Preview: April 21, 2017 Opening Night: April 28, 2017 Final Performance: May 6, 2017
Location: American Theatre of Actors, New York City

314 W 54th St,

New York,

10019

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Ticket Office: 212-749-949

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