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).
Here is a look at the opening night:
Dear Edwina Plays Holiday Engagement at the DR2 Theatre
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."
Tickets, priced $39, are available by visiting Telecharge.com, by calling (212) 239-6200, or going to the DR2 Theatre box office (103 East 15th Street). For more information visit www.dearedwina.com.