Catch World Premiere of New American Musical “Sweetee”

Catch World Premiere of New American Musical “Sweetee”


In the steamy south of the 1930s, nothing comes easy, but dreams are big.

Catch the world premiere of the new American musical, “Sweetee,” with book, music and lyrics by Gail Kriegel. “Sweetee” tells the story of an outcast minister who leads a young street singer and a group of orphans as they all struggle to make music and find their place in the world amid bigotry and poverty. The show is directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award nominee Patricia Birch.

“Sweetee” begins previews on Tuesday, May 23, at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center and officially opens on Thursday, June 1. The limited engagement of this triumphant new musical is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 18, 2017. 

For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212.279.4200, go to the box office at The Pershing Square Signature Center or online by clicking here. Tickets are regularly $65, but when you mention the code SWEETEE, tickets are $45. (Reduced tickets are subject to availability and price does not include $2 facility fee per ticket).

The Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center is located at 480 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves.

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