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New York City Center goes Off-Broadway with Encores! Off-Center, a new musical theater series led by artistic director Jeanine Tesori. Off-Center features seminal Off-Broadway musicals filtered through the lens of today's most innovative artists.
I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road revolves around a 39-year-old singer who is attempting a comeback as a pop star by performing personal songs that reflect women’s changing roles and attitudes. It opened on June 14, 1978, produced by Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival, and ran for 1,165 performances.
Venue Description: Built in 1943, NY City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, as well as Manhattan Theatre Club and New York City Opera; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs, including the Tony-honored Encores! musical theater series, Encores! Off-Center, the annual Fall for Dance Festival, and more.