Casting Announced for Divorce – The Musical…Better Mad Than Sad

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21 Aug 2012

Divorce – The Musical…Better Mad Than Sad, which was created by Ruthe Ponturo, will play eight showcase performances at the Triad Theater beginning Sept. 28.

The comedic cabaret, based on Ponturo's own life experiences, will be directed by Greg McCaslin with musical direction by John Thomas Fischer.

In addition to Ponturo and Fischer, who also wrote the show's music, the cast will feature Lindsay Naas, Dana Wilson and Emily Peterson.

"I am thrilled to share my story with New York City audiences," said Ponturo in a statement. "Divorce – The Musical…Better Mad Than Sad, with its relatable themes and vast array of music genres, offers something for everyone."

Rosemary Kalikow is the co-producer; costumes are by Tony Award winner Paloma Young.

Show times are Sept. 28 at 9:30 PM, Oct. 5 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM, Oct. 6 and 11 at 7 PM, Oct. 12 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM and Oct. 13 at 7 PM.

Triad Theater is located at 158 West 72nd Street. Tickets are currently available through, or by calling (800) 838-3006. General admission tickets to the eight shows will cost $40. There is a two-drink minimum, and only cash will be accepted for drinks.

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