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Working, the Musical

From the book by Studs Terkel
Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso
With additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg
Songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers and
Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz, and James Taylor.
October 10 - 20, 2019
Schubert Theatre
Directed by Anne Lewis

Raw, honest, and powerful yet bursting with humor and heart

Come hear America singing! Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book, Working is a profound and extraordinary collection of stories about the ordinary hopes and dreams of the American worker. For anyone who has ever punched a timeclock, Working paints a vivid portrait of the men and women so often taken for granted: the schoolteacher, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, and the housewife, just to name a few. With music by a slate of some of Broadway’s best composers including Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and James Taylor, Working is a highly original look at how the work we do gives meaning to our lives.

Sunday, October 13, 2019 @2pm, Talk Back after the performance Saturday, October 19, 2019 @2pm, Audio Description Performance

Wednesday, October 16 at 8:00pm

More dates through October 20, 2019

The Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, The Labuda Center for the Performing Arts
2755 Station Ave Center Valley, PA 18034

Event Type

Performing Arts, Public/Community Event


Division of Performing Arts






Act 1 Productions
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