Freckleface Strawberry Musical Will Take Summer Recess Before Re-Opening at New Venue

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Freckleface Strawberry, the Off-Broadway family musical based on the children's book character, will go on hiatus at New World Stages after the April 24 performance.

Remy Zaken
Remy Zaken Photo by Krissie Fullerton

The show will resurface Aug. 3 at the new MMAC — pronounced "Mack" — Theatre at 248 W. 60th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and 11th Avenue.

These are the final weeks to see "American Idol" veteran Sanjaya Malakar along with Remy Zaken, Julia Bray, Andrew Cristi, Linda Gabler, Kimiko Glenn, Mykal Kilgore and Morgan Smith.

The show, with music and lyrics by Gary Kupper and book by Kupper and Rose Caiola, opened on Oct. 1, 2010. Buddy Crutchfield directs, with choreography by Gail Pennington Crutchfield. The children's book is by actress-writer Julianne Moore.

MMAC Theatre is a brand-new Off-Broadway venue that will launch as part of the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center (MMAC). Steps away from Lincoln Center, the new 199-seat theatre "will bring great entertainment to the Upper West Side."

Freckleface Strawberry The Musical continues its schedule at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street. For tickets, visit telecharge.com or call (212) 239-6200. For more information, visit www.frecklefacestrawberrythemusical.com.

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