On Monday, October 30th, the blockbuster musical Depraved will rejoice its 20th Anniversary on Broadway, a milestone achieved by solely three different Broadway productions in historical past. To commemorate this landmark, Depraved is partnering with a number of nationwide organizations to rejoice all issues Oz.
Extra Depraved celebrations, together with solid appearances, New York Metropolis foods and drinks collaborations, and particular occasions all through the month of October, will likely be introduced within the coming weeks.
A KIND OF RECIPE BOOK. FOR CHANGE…
In celebration of Depraved’s twentieth Anniversary on Broadway, Moleskine has created a lovely Depraved-inspired 20th Anniversary pocket book that may be bought in theatre, Moleskine Direct channels, and with a number of Moleskine wholesale companions, starting October twenty third. This limited-edition pocket book will encourage Depraved followers to place pen to paper (following within the footsteps of Depraved novelist Gregory Maguire and guide author Winnie Holzman) to carry their very own tales to life.
PINK GOES GOOD WITH GREEN…
Hill Home Dwelling, a New York-based trend model based by Nell Diamond, labored intently with Depraved’s Tony Award-winning costume designer, Susan Hilferty, to create a Depraved-inspired Nap Costume™ assortment in honor of the present’s twentieth anniversary. The gathering will embrace two grownup attire and two kids’s attire impressed by the characters Glinda and Elphaba. The kinds will likely be out there for buy on-line and in Hill Home’s retailer at Rockefeller Middle towards the tip of the 12 months.
LIKE A HANDPRINT ON MY HEART…
Little Phrases Undertaking, which began in 2013 in founder Adriana Carrig’s dad and mom’ basement, creates handcrafted phrase bracelets with messages of kindness and love that goal to assist girls and to remind us to be type to at least one one other. Prior to now ten years, the corporate has grow to be a worldwide model with a particularly engaged and dependable group of followers. This fall, Little Phrases Undertaking is partnering with Depraved to create 4 unique bracelets impressed by the distinctive friendship between Elphaba and Glinda. The gathering will likely be featured in all 9 Little Phrases retail shops throughout the nation. To honor 20 years on Broadway, Little Phrases Undertaking has designed Depraved-inspired bracelets. Little Phrases Undertaking creates handcrafted bracelets, every with an inspirational phrase displayed on the beads. The bracelets – within the spirit of the “pay it ahead” motion – are supposed to uplift the wearer, after which be handed on to another person who wants them extra. The Depraved bracelets are impressed by Glinda and Elphaba, who helped uplift each other by means of their friendship; they are going to characteristic the phrases “Depraved,” “Limitless,” “Defy Gravity,” and “For Good.”
WHAT’S THE MOST SWANKIFIED PLACE IN TOWN?
Starting October 6th, WICKED followers can indulge within the magnificence of The Plaza Lodge’s Depraved–themed Afternoon Tea at The Plaza’s famed Palm Courtroom Restaurant. The “Defying Gravi-tea” will characteristic particular candy and savory delights, just like the “Look To The Brest’ern Sky” pate a choux, or the “Flying Monkey” Macaron. Underneath the Palm Courtroom’s iconic dome, which will likely be lit Emerald Inexperienced, visitors may take pleasure in The Palm Courtroom’s mixologists’ most Depraved cocktails in excessive Plaza trend. The venue will likely be adorned with emerald-green accents, glittering with hints of emerald and black, paying homage to Depraved’s beloved story.
The Plaza can be providing “The Emerald Metropolis Expertise,” which features a keep at The Plaza, in addition to tickets to the particular twentieth anniversary “Inexperienced Efficiency” of Depraved on October 29th, the Depraved-themed Afternoon Tea, a Playbill signed by the complete firm, and home automobile transportation to the Gershwin Theatre. For particulars, pls go to The Emerald Metropolis Expertise | The Plaza (theplazany.com)
ONE SHORT DAY, FULL OF SO MUCH TO DO…
Capital One turned Depraved’s official Credit score Card Associate in Could of this 12 months, marking the primary time the firm has partnered with a Broadway musical. Eligible Capital One cardholders had pre-sale entry to tickets for the anniversary performances on October 29th and 30th. Cardholders had been additionally in a position to acquire entry to unique occasions happening on the Museum of Broadway throughout Depraved’s Anniversary weekend, that includes alumnae Brittney Johnson and Kara Lindsay, out there solely on Capital One Leisure.
TWO BEST FRIENDS…
American Lady, recognized for serving to ladies develop up with braveness, confidence, and power of character, has teamed up with Depraved to rejoice their 2023 Lady of the 12 months™, Kavi Sharma™. Kavi is an Indian American woman rising up in New Jersey who loves singing, dancing, and performing together with her buddies. Her favourite Broadway present is Depraved and American Lady has designed particular Depraved costumes for Kavi to rejoice her love of the musical.
Hear Your Music – a nonprofit group devoted to empowering younger folks with severe sicknesses and sophisticated well being wants by means of collaborative songwriting – continues its partnership with Broadway’s Tony-award profitable present Kimberly Akimbo with a particular live performance at Inexperienced Room 42 on November twelfth at 7 pm. You will discover tickets to the in-person live performance and livestream alongside extra particulars right here.
On this night of songs and performances from each Kimberly Akimbo and Hear Your Music, Broadway firm members sing alongside youth songwriters to showcase the rating of Kimberly Akimbo and a treasure trove of songs written by children who, in quite a lot of methods, have so much in widespread with Kimberly. There will likely be performances by Kimberly Akimbo firm members, resembling Tony nominee Justin Cooley, Alli Mauzey, Betsy Morgan, Miguel Gil and Alex Vinh, in addition to kids and youths from Hear Your Music.
Inside this partnership, Hear Your Music contributors had the chance to develop their very own songs and acquire a deeper understanding of the songwriting course of by means of a songwriting masterclass led by Kimberly Akimbo’s creators, composer Jeanine Tesori and lyricist David Lindsay-Abaire. 16-year-old Hannah, who will likely be performing on the live performance, is an completed youth songwriter dwelling with Crohn’s Illness. She shared her songs with Tesori and Lindsay-Abaire in a digital masterclass in March.
Hear Your Music’s mission is to supply a platform for youth to share their experiences and views by means of the artwork of songwriting. By partnering with members of the Kimberly Akimbo workforce, Hear Your Music is ready to supply a singular alternative for younger folks dwelling with severe sicknesses to be heard by a large viewers as they study from professionals within the business and acquire helpful abilities and expertise.
All of Hear Your Music’s programming is freed from cost for youth and households. Please go to www.hearyoursong.org to study extra about methods to get entangled and donate to assist tons of of youth songwriters like Hannah.
A sequel to one of the beloved tales of all time, Lewis Carrol’s “Alice in Wonderland,” and a prequel to J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan,” the brand new musical Alice in Neverland came about. The solid was led by Allie Seibold, Heath Saunders (Firm), Kyle Selig (Imply Women), Grace McLean (Unhealthy Cinderella), Courtnee Carter (Parade) and Rob Colletti (Nearly Well-known).
Rising older and obsessed together with her recollections of Wonderland, Alice embarks on the daring journey to recapture youth – together with the sacrifices that could be required to by no means develop up.
Alice in Neverland options guide, music and lyrics by Phil Kenny and Reston Williams, director Catie Davis (Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge), music director Kris Kukul(Beetlejuice), and common supervisor Joey Monda (Sing Out, Louise! Productions). The studying is being introduced by six-time Tony Award® profitable manufacturing workforce forty second.membership (& Juliet, Hadestown, Moulin Rouge).
Rounding out the studying solid are Travis Artz, Bobby Daye (Moulin Rouge), LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Chicago), Mia Gerachis, Stephanie Gibson (Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit), Donnie Hammond, Benjamin Henderson, Eddie Korbich (The Music Man), Garth Kravits (Gettin’ the Band Again Collectively), Elliott Mattox (Beetlejuice), Tiffany Mann (Be Extra Chill), Adelina Mitchell, Chase Petersen, Honor Blue Savage, and Emmet Smith.
Primarily based on the best-selling novel, Ballad of Goals a brand new musical, will get an invite-only business presentation on October 12, 2023, at Pearl Studios.
Impressed by a real story, a love letter to New York Metropolis, Ballad of Goals illuminates the wrestle of two resilient girls combating for his or her place within the glittering world of 1940’s theater, chasing the dream of being a performer and being a mom. In opposition to insurmountable odds they need to confront the common query confronted by girls of each period: can we really have all of it?
Audrey McKenna, a vibrant grandmother and mom of 13, is confronted with the unfulfilled goals of her youth to carry out at Carnegie Corridor in New York Metropolis, circa WW2. With the assistance of her greatest pal Rose, they every journey in discovering love, their very own identities, and independence as girls in a time when society tried to outline that for them.
The solid contains Hunter Parrish (Broadway: To Kill a Mockingbird, Showtime’s “Weeds”), Erin Davie (Broadway: Diana, The Musical, Sunday within the Park with George), Nicholas Rodriguez (Broadway: Firm), Allyson Hernandez (Off-Broadway: If This Hat Might Discuss), Robb Sapp (Broadway: The Lion King, Depraved), Alan H. Inexperienced (Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit), Sharon Wheatley (Broadway: Come From Away), Neal Mayer (Broadway: Les Misérables), Emily Walton (Broadway: Come From Away), Elizabeth Bedley (Regional: A Refrain Line), Noah Wolfe (Regional: A Little Evening Music), Laura Sky Herman (Nationwide Tour: Good day, Dolly!), Emily Jewel Hoder (Broadway: The Music Man) and Charlie Carroccio (Movie:The 12 Days of Christmas Eve), with Concord Harris (Affiliate Director), Jamibeth Margolis, CSA (Casting) LDK Productions (Common Supervisor).
For extra info on Ballad of Goals, please go to www.BalladofDreams.comLa Femme Theatre Productions (Jean Lichty, Government Director), famend for its dedication to showcasing the varied feminine expertise, is ready to light up the Off-Broadway stage this season with an evocative twenty first century manufacturing of Tennessee Williams’s timeless masterpiece, The Evening of the Iguana. Underneath the course of Tony Award nominee, Emily Mann , this manufacturing will star Emmy Nominee Tim Daly (Broadway: The Caine Mutiny Courtroom-Martial. TV: “The Sopranos,” “Madam Secretary,” “Wings’), Tony Award – Winner Daphne Rubin-Vega (Broadway: Hire, Anna within the Tropics), Drama Desk nominee Lea DeLaria(Netflix “Orange Is the New Black.” Broadway: POTUS) , Tony nominee Austin Pendleton (Broadway: Between Riverside and Loopy, The Minutes) , and Jean Lichty(Off-Broadway: La Femme’s A Pretty Sunday for Creve Coeur, The Touring Girl ). It’s going to start performances on December 6 prematurely of its opening on December 17. It’s going to run by means of February 25, 2024 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Sq. Signature Middle (480 West forty second Avenue, Jim Houghton Approach) . The Evening of the Iguana is just not a manufacturing of Signature Theatre.
Sean Younger (Blade Runner, Deadly Intuition) in Ode To The Wasp Girl, a brand new play by Rider McDowell (The Mercy Man, Wimbledon). The restricted 13-week Off-Broadway engagement will play October 30, 2023 by means of January 31, 2023, at The Actors Temple Theatre (339 W. forty seventh St, NYC). Opening evening is Thursday, November 9 at 7:30PM. Tickets at the moment are on sale at Telecharge.com.
Ode To The Wasp Girl chronicles the final 48 hours within the lives of 4 1950’s B film stars; Susan Cabot, main woman of the Roger Corman’s cult basic The Wasp Girl; George Reeves, the person who introduced Superman to life on TV screens throughout America; Carl ‘Alfalfa’ Switzer of the beloved “Our Gang” comedies; B-movie queen Barbara Payton. The determined and sensational occasions that result in the demise of those 4 fallen stars are advised in 4 one acts with music, a veritable homage to movie noir and true crime.
Rider McDowell directs Sean Younger as Susan Cabot, main an organization of actors, To be introduced, portraying George ‘Superman’ Reeves, Carl ‘Alfalfa’ Switzer, and B-movie queen Barbara Payton.