Off-Broadway Revival of Ruthless! Will Be Recorded

News   Off-Broadway Revival of Ruthless! Will Be Recorded
The cast heads to Carriage House Studios June 14.
Paul Pecorino, Tori Murray and Kim Maresca
Paul Pecorino, Tori Murray and Kim Maresca Carol Rosegg

The complete original cast of the current Off-Broadway production of Ruthless! The Musical will head into the recording studio June 14.

The recording will be produced by Robert Sher for Caroline Records and will feature Peter Land, Kim Maresca, Tori Murray, Rita McKenzie, Andrea McCullough and Tracy Jai Edwards. Marvin Laird will provide musical supervision with music direction by Ricky Romano.

The release date for the recording is yet to be announced.

The revival of the acclaimed musical opened July 13, 2015, and was recently extended through September 10.

Ruthless! The Musical has book and lyrics by Joel Paley with music by Laird. Paley also directed the original 1992 production.

“When The Bad Seed meets Gypsy, it’s fun for the whole dysfunctional family!” press notes state. “Tina Denmark is a pretty, charming and demonic third-grader who ’was born to entertain.’ With the encouragement of slick and overbearing potential agent Sylvia St. Croix, Tina will do anything to play the lead in her school play. The question is, where does such remarkable talent and unstoppable ambition come from? The answer is shocking in this Stage Mother of all musicals.

Currently featured in the cast are Kim Maresca, Paul Pecorino, Rita McKenzie, Andrea McCullough, Jennifer Diamond and Tori Murray.

The musical plays St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 West 46th Street (just west of Eighth Ave.). Tickets are available through or by calling (212) 239-6200.

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