Initial casting has been announced for spoof musical Ruthless, which gets its UK premiere in London at the Arts Theatre from March. The musical tells the story of 8-year-old Tina Denmark who will stop at nothing to play the lead role in her school’s upcoming play. The musical, which has a book and lyrics by Joel Paley, and music by Marvin Laird, Ruthless was first performed Off-Broadway in 1992, and is known for famously spoofing Broadway musicals such as Gypsy and Mame.
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The all-female camp KILLER cult classic finally makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway.
Ruthless! The Musical tells the story of the beautiful and talented 8 year old Tina Denmark who will do anything to play the lead in her school play… ANYTHING!
It started Off-Broadway 25 years ago and discovered young performers including Britney Spears and Natalie Portman. The show famously spoofs Broadway musicals from Gypsy to Mame as well as iconic films including The Bad Seed & All About Eve.
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Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s musical Ruthless is set to get its UK premiere in London this spring, with a limited run at the Arts Theatre. The musical, which features all-female characters, is about a talented 8-year-old girl called Tina who would do anything for the lead role in her school’s play. It has a book and lyric by Paley, and music by Laird.