THE MUSIC at the SoHo Playhouse


Vital Theater Company has announced the return of “Pinkalicious The Musical”, with book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, music by John Gregor and lyrics by John Gregor, Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann.

The production is directed and choreographed by Rebecca Frazier, based on original direction by Suzu McConnell-Wood and Teresa K. Pond. Performances are Saturdays and Sundays at the Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013. Tickets start at $49.50 and can be purchased by visiting www.vitaltheatre.org, calling the Sono Playhouse Box Office at (212) 691-1555, or by visiting the Soho Playhouse Box Office an hour before the show.

In Pinkalicious The Musical, Pinkalicious keeps eating pink cupcakes despite her parents’ warnings. Her pink indulgence brings her to the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, a condition that makes her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can find a way out of this predicament.

“Pinkalicious The Musical” debuted at New York’s McGinn/Cazale Theater on January 13, 2007, in a Vital Theater Company production directed by Suzu McConnell-Wood. The musical immediately moved off Broadway and has played in several Manhattan venues since then. In 2008, Teresa K. Pond took over as director as the production moved to Canada and continued to tour extensively in 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.

John Gregor (Music, Lyrics and Orchestrations) wrote the book, music and lyrics for “With Glee”, which premiered off Broadway at the Kirk Theatre. John’s adaptation of Gogol’s “The Overcoat” has performed in London at the Bridewell Theatre, the Barrington Stage Company and the NY International Fringe Festival. Vital Theater credits include “The Changeling” and “The Bully”. Graduated from NYU’s Musical Theater Writing Program. www.johngregormusic.com

Elizabeth Kann and 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 shown, are sisters who grew up in Brooklyn.

Victoria’s award-winning artwork has adorned the covers and pages of magazines, newspapers and books. She is also the author-artist of four New York Times bestsellers, “Aqualicious”, “Emeraldalicious”, “Silverlicious” and “Goldilicious”. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Victoria teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Elizabeth’s writings have appeared in a variety of newspapers and print publications. She is also a licensed physician from Vassar, Columbia, and Albany Medical College.

The New York Times #1 best-selling Pinkalicious picture book series has sold over 25 million copies across all formats. It has been translated into 8 languages ​​and is sold in 9 countries. Besides the musical, the series has inspired lines of party supplies, toys, bicycles, furniture, dolls and an animated television series. Visit www.thinkpinkalicious.com.

Photo credit:

Max Boone and Rachel Brudner

Photos: Vital Theater Company relaunches PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL at the SoHo Playhouse
Arthur Beutel and Carey Anna Blackburn

Photos: Vital Theater Company relaunches PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL at the SoHo Playhouse
Arthur Beutel, Carey Anna Blackburn, Rachel Brudner and Max Boone

Photos: Vital Theater Company relaunches PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL at the SoHo Playhouse
Max Boone, Carey Anna Blackburn, Arthur Beutel, Rachel Brudner and Rachel-Marie Cartwright

Photos: Vital Theater Company relaunches PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL at the SoHo Playhouse
Max Boone, Carey Anna Blackburn, Rachel-Marie Cartwright, Max Boone, Arthur Beutel, Rachel-Marie Cartwright and Rachel Brudner

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