You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Vanities’ to tryout at Pasadena

Musical version of '70s hit gets pre-Broadway stint

The new musical version of the 1970s Off Broadway hit “Vanities” will receive its pre-Broadway tryout at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Tuner will open Aug. 29 in Pasadena prior to a fall berth on the Rialto. “Vanities” is written by Jack Heifner, who wrote the 1976 play, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, and is directed by Judith Ivey. Junkyard Dog Prods. and Bartner/Jenkins will co-produce the Pasadena production before taking it to Broadway.

Musical was first produced in summer 2006 at TheaterWorks in the Silicon Valley and then played in Gotham’s National Alliance for Musical Theater fest.

Pasadena Playhouse announced two other additions to its 2008 calendar. John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men,” directed by Paul Lazarus, will open May 9, and George Bernard Shaw’s “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” will open July 4.

More Scene

  • HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 23: Actor

    Diego Luna, Mishel Prada Speak Out Against Border Separations at Latino Media Awards

    The new musical version of the 1970s Off Broadway hit “Vanities” will receive its pre-Broadway tryout at the Pasadena Playhouse. Tuner will open Aug. 29 in Pasadena prior to a fall berth on the Rialto. “Vanities” is written by Jack Heifner, who wrote the 1976 play, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, and is […]

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 22:

    SZA Holds Nothing Back in Second Show Since Vocal Injury Scare

    The new musical version of the 1970s Off Broadway hit “Vanities” will receive its pre-Broadway tryout at the Pasadena Playhouse. Tuner will open Aug. 29 in Pasadena prior to a fall berth on the Rialto. “Vanities” is written by Jack Heifner, who wrote the 1976 play, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, and is […]

  • Tesse Restaurant Opens on L.A.'s Sunset

    Tesse Restaurant Takes on the Challenge of Making the Sunset Strip Hip Again

    The new musical version of the 1970s Off Broadway hit “Vanities” will receive its pre-Broadway tryout at the Pasadena Playhouse. Tuner will open Aug. 29 in Pasadena prior to a fall berth on the Rialto. “Vanities” is written by Jack Heifner, who wrote the 1976 play, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, and is […]

  • Tiffany Haddish

    MTV Movie and TV Awards: The 10 Standout Moments

    The new musical version of the 1970s Off Broadway hit “Vanities” will receive its pre-Broadway tryout at the Pasadena Playhouse. Tuner will open Aug. 29 in Pasadena prior to a fall berth on the Rialto. “Vanities” is written by Jack Heifner, who wrote the 1976 play, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, and is […]

  • Michael B. Jordan

    'Black Panther,' 'Stranger Things' Reign at 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards (Full List)

    The new musical version of the 1970s Off Broadway hit “Vanities” will receive its pre-Broadway tryout at the Pasadena Playhouse. Tuner will open Aug. 29 in Pasadena prior to a fall berth on the Rialto. “Vanities” is written by Jack Heifner, who wrote the 1976 play, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, and is […]

  • Brandon Flynn, Timothy Granaderos, Alisha Boe,

    Alisha Boe Says Brock Turner Case Was Her 'Bible' for '13 Reasons Why' Season 2

    The new musical version of the 1970s Off Broadway hit “Vanities” will receive its pre-Broadway tryout at the Pasadena Playhouse. Tuner will open Aug. 29 in Pasadena prior to a fall berth on the Rialto. “Vanities” is written by Jack Heifner, who wrote the 1976 play, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, and is […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content