Dear Edwina Plays Holiday Engagement at the DR2 Theatre Beginning Dec. 17

News   Dear Edwina Plays Holiday Engagement at the DR2 Theatre Beginning Dec. 17
The family-friendly musical Dear Edwina plays its third limited engagement Off-Broadway beginning Dec. 17 at the DR2 Theatre.

Songwriters Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler
Songwriters Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler

Produced by Daryl Roth, performances will continue through Feb. 25, 2011.

Dear Edwina was penned by Zina Goldrich (music) and Marcy Heisler (book and lyrics). Timothy McDonald directs. The cast includes Beth Cheryl Tarnow (Edwina), Katie Whetsell (Kelli), Judith Dry (Annie), Noah Zachary (Scott), Jared Picone (Bobby), David McDaniel (Billy), Christopher Brasfield (Swing/Dance Captain), Katy Vaughn (Swing), Martin Landry (Pianist/Joe Spoonapple) and Robin Lai (Drums/Myron Spoonapple).

Dear Edwina, according to production notes, is "a heartwarming show about the joys and frustrations of growing up. The show’s spunky heroine, Edwina Spoonable, is an advice-giver extraordinaire. Told through a show-within-a-show format, Edwina shares her wisdom on everything from setting the table to making new friends through clever, catchy and poignant songs. Whether you're a kid living through it or an adult reminiscing about your childhood, everyone in the audience can identify with the characters and cheer their success."

The musical comedy opened in December 2008 and was nominated for two Drama Desk Awards. The show also played a limited run in December 2009.

The full creative team includes Steven G. Kennedy (choreography), Court Watson (scenic design), Kathryn Furst (lighting design), Theresa Squire (costume design) and Joe Kinosian (music director).

Tickets, priced $39, are available by visiting, by calling (212) 239-6200, or  going to the DR2 Theatre box office (103 East 15th Street). For more information visit

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