The original John Waters film on which the musical is based
Director Scott Miller's background and analysis essay about Cry-Baby to be included in his next book
The New Liners' Cry-Baby Blogs, chronicling the creative process
The podcast My Favorite Murder, and the true crime that inspired John Waters' Cry-Baby film
A New York Times preview of the Broadway production
A great NPR interview with the Cry-Baby songwriters
Some of the Cry-Baby songs, on a webpage for a tour that never happened
The official John Waters Dreamland website
John Waters' own words about his work, in the books Crackpot, Shock Value, and John Waters: Interviews -- also a very recent blog interview with Waters.
John Waters on Artsy.net
The films Jailhouse Rock,The Wild One, and Rebel Without a Cause
The webpage 1954: The People's History, another webpage about the 1950s, and The Memory Lane website's 1954 page
An entire 1954 issue of Life magazine online, including a story on the polio vaccine!
The official website for The Hi-Lo's, the model for Cry-Baby's Whiffles
David Halberstam's outstanding book The Fifties, and the book The 1950s' Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Rock & Roll Rebels, Cold War Crises, and All American Oddities
CRY-BABY runs Sept. 26-Oct. 19, 2019, Thursday through Saturday evenings, all performances at 8:00 p.m., at the Marcelle Theater, 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive, three blocks east of Grand, in the Grand Center Arts District. Sept. 26 is a preview. Click here for directions.
Season tickets go on sale in May 2019, and single tickets go on sale in August, through MetroTix outlets, including the Fox Theatre box office. Single tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students/seniors on Thursdays; and $30 for adults and $25 for students/seniors on Fridays and Saturdays. All ticket sales will include a service fee and a $1.00 facility fee. To charge tickets by phone, call MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or visit the Fox Theatre box office or the Metrotix website.
HIGH SCHOOL DISCOUNT: Any high school student with a valid school ID can get a $10 ticket for any performance all season long, with the code word for each show, which will posted only on New Line's Facebook page. This offer is available only at the door.
EDUCATORS DISCOUNT: New Line offers all currently employed educators half price tickets on any Thursday night, with work ID or other proof of employment. Not valid in connection with other discounts or offers, available only at the door, and subject to availability.
MILITARY DISCOUNT: New Line offers all active duty military personnel half price tickets on any Thursday night, with ID or other proof of active duty status. Not valid in connection with other discounts or offers, available only at the door, and subject to availability.
All programs subject to change. New Line Theatre receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council. Cry-Baby is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York.
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