'Freckleface' musical will play Off Broadway in the fall
New family-aud tuner “Freckleface Strawberry,” based on the children’s book by Julianne Moore, is set to play Off Broadway in a run that begins in September.Adapted by Rose Caiola and Gary Kupper, with music and lyrics by Kupper, “Freckleface” follows a 7-year-old girl who is teased for having red hair and freckles, just as Moore was as a child. Buddy Crutchfield directs the show, with choreography by Gail Pennington Crutchfield. MMAC Prods. produces the 90-minute tuner. No casting is yet announced for “Freckleface,” which begins previews Sept. 9 at New World Stages ahead of an Oct. 3 opening.