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Dessa Rose Tickets & Information

Lincoln Center Theater - Mitzi E. Newhouse

150 West 65th Street

Between Broadway and Amsterdam

New York NY 10023 View on map

Dessa Rose Summary

Based on the novel by Sherley Anne Williams, Dessa Rose is the fictional story of two real women --a runaway slave (played by LaChanze) and an abandoned wife (played by Rachel York) who embark on an unexpected and dangerous journey through the pre-Civil War South.

Dessa Rose Cast Members:

Rebecca Eichenberger, Tina Fabrique, Michael Hayden, David Hess, LaChanze, Kecia Lewis, Norm Lewis, William Parry, Soara-Joye Ross, James Stovall, Rachel York, Eric Jordan Young

Dessa Rose Creative Team

Book: Lynn Ahrens
Music: Stephen Flaherty 
Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens
Director: Graciela Daniele
Choreographer: Graciela Daniele
Producer: Lincoln Center Theater
Press Agent: Philip Rinaldi Publicity

Dessa Rose Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 1 2004 - 2005 Outer Critics Circle Award:
  • Best Off-Broadway Musical
Nominated for 2 2005 Lucille Lortel Awards:
  • Outstanding Lighting Design: Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer
  • Outstanding Sound Design: Scott Lehrer
Nominated for 5 2004 - 2005 Drama Desk Nominations:
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical - LaChanze
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Rachel York
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Norm Lewis
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Kecia Lewis
  • Outstanding Music - Stephen Flaherty

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Dessa Rose Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours and 20 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.

Price Range

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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 8 and under. (Adult themes, mild language.)
Children under the age of 5 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
February 17, 2005 March 21, 2005

Box Office Hours

Monday: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm

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P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998