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The First Wives Club in the news

THE FIRST WIVES CLUB

The World-Premiere, Broadway-Bound Musical

IN THE NEWS 

The world-premiere, Broadway-bound musical THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, currently in previews at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, with an official opening set for July 31, 2009, is featured on Theatermania.com and Broadwayworld.com. Starring Barbara Walsh, Karen Ziemba, and Sheryl Lee Ralph, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB is written by Rupert Holmes, with music by legendary songwriting team Brian HollandLamont Dozier and Eddie Holland, and directed by award-winning opera and theatre director Francesca Zambello.

Theatermania.com features an interview with director Francesca Zambello:

http://www.theatermania.com/san-diego/news/07-2009/first-lady_20093.html

Broadwayworld.com features the first production photos from THE FIRST WIVES CLUB:

http://broadwayworld.com/article/Photo_Flash_THE_FIRST_WIVES_CLUB_At_The_Old_Globe_Theatre_20090722

ABOUT THE FIRST WIVES CLUB

Barbara Walsh, Karen Ziemba, and Sheryl Lee Ralph star in the world-premiere, Broadway-bound musical THE FIRST WIVES CLUB. Based on the best-selling novel and Hollywood blockbuster of the same name, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB features an updated book by multiple Tony® Award-winner Rupert Holmes (Curtains!, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Say Goodnight Gracie).  World-famous Motown hit-makers and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Holland-Dozier-Holland (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland) have reunited for one time only to create the score for THE FIRST WIVES CLUB. The production is directed by award-winning opera and theatrical director Francesca Zambello (The Little Mermaid for Disney on Broadway, Little House on the Prairie for the Guthrie Theatre, Rebecca at the Vienna Raimund Theatre, Porgy and Bess at the Kennedy Center and the Wagner Ring Cycle at the San Francisco Opera). 

The musical will be produced on Broadway by Paul Lambert and Jonas Neilson, with a theater and dates to be announced.

Tickets to THE FIRST WIVES CLUB are currently available by contacting the Globe Box Office at (619) 23-GLOBE or online at www.TheOldGlobe.Org

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