1982 Well, the title was catchy: Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up, but this musical by John R. Powers (book), James Quinn & Alaric Jans (score) shone for only five performances at the Alvin Theatre.
1984Holly Hunter is crowned a winner in The Miss Firecracker Contest at Off-Broadway's Manhattan Theatre Club. The play, opening tonight, tells of a small-town family that becomes wrapped up in winning a beauty pageant. Stephen Tobolowsky directs. Actress Hunter will also star in the 1989 film version.