Volleygirls Musical Jumps Into NYC Readings

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Clarke Thorell, who was TV teen-dance host Corny Collins in Hairspray, has made a lateral career move to coach of a high-school girls' volleyball team for a new musical called Volleygirls, which is being accorded two 3 PM industry previews — May 3 at New World Stages, and May 10 at Theatre Row's Beckett.

Gideon Glick of Spring Awakening, Eric Michael Gillett of Sweet Smell of Success and Monica Raymund of TV's "Lie to Me" co-star in the show. Music is by Eli Bolin, lyrics are by Sam Forman and book is by Tabletop's Rob Ackerman.

Read an earlier Playbill.com story about a developmental production of the Ackerman work that played San Francisco in 2009.

— Harry Haun

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