|Pinkalicious The Musical Celebrates 10th Anniversary|
|Posted by: Official_Press_Release 07:20 am EDT 03/16/17|
|Vital Theatre Company's
PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL
Celebrating 10 Pinktastic Years Off-Broadway
Selected Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00 pm
Through May 28, 2017
Theater at Blessed Sacrament
152 West 71st Street
Just East of Broadway
Appropriate for ages 2-7
The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY's long-running hit PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in January, continues performing at Theater at Blessed Sacrament on selected Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 pm, through May 28, 2017.
The one-hour musical, with book and lyrics by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann and music, lyrics and orchestrations by John Gregor, is based on the best-selling children's book "Pinkalicious" by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann. The musical adaptation is directed by Teresa K. Pond based on the original direction of Suzu McConnell-Wood.
Tickets start at $25.00. For reservations and information visit www.vitaltheatre.org or call (212) 579-0528. The Theater at Blessed Sacrament is located at 152 West 71st Street, just east of Broadway.
In PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.
The production features Amber Dickerson, Sarah Mae Banning, Todd Ritch, Alexa Lebersfeld, and Sean R. Jones.
Pinkalicious The Musical debuted at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre in New York on January 13, 2007, in a Vital Theatre Company production directed by Suzu McConnell-Wood. The musical immediately moved to a larger space Off-Broadway and has played at a number of venues in Manhattan since then. It is currently performing at Theater at Blessed Sacrament. In 2008, Teresa K. Pond took over the helm as director as the production moved into Canada and continued to tour extensively around the United States, bringing joy to children and their families across the country. Some of the states visited include Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Virginia. Sam Viverito currently maintains the production.
John Gregor(Music, Lyrics and Orchestrations) wrote the book, music and lyrics for With Glee, which premiered off-Broadway at the Kirk Theater. John's adaptation of Gogol's The Overcoat has been presented in London at the Bridewell Theatre, Barrington Stage Company and The NY International Fringe Festival. Vital Theatre credits include The Changeling and The Bully. Graduate of the NYU Musical Theater Writing Program.www.johngregormusic.com
Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann(Book and Lyrics), co-authors of the New York Times best-selling children's picture books "Pinkalicious" (HarperCollins, 2006) and "Purplicious" (HarperCollins, 2007), which Victoria also illustrated, are sisters who grew up in Brooklyn.
Victoria Kann's award-winning artwork has graced the covers and pages of magazines, newspapers and books. She is also the author-artist of four #1 New York Times bestselling books, "Aqualicious", "Emeraldalicious", "Silverlicious", and "Goldilicious". On May 2, 2017, she will release her newest book, "Peterrific", in which Pinkalicious's brother, Peter, decides to build a tower that will reach the moon. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Victoria teaches at the School of Visual Arts in NYC.
Elizabeth Kann's writing has appeared in a variety of newspaper and print publications. She is also a doctor with degrees from Vassar, Columbia and Albany Medical College.
The #1 New York Times-bestselling Pinkalicious picture book series has sold more than 22 million copies in all formats. It has been translated into 8 languages and is sold in 9 countries. Apart from the stage musical, the series has inspired lines of party goods, toys, bicycles, furniture, and dolls. Visitwww.thinkpinkalicious.com.
VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is dedicated to producing entertaining and educational theatre for young audiences. It commissions and produces three to five musicals for children each season. Since its founding in 1999, Vital Theatre Company has been honored with the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Musical, two Awards for Excellence by the Off-Off Broadway Review, and has received high acclaim from audiences and critics alike for being "a wonderful place for parents to introduce their kids to the glories of live theatre, done well and at modest prices" (Off-Off Broadway Review). Vital Theatre Company has presented over 100 original productions for hundreds of thousands of children and their families.
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