june, 2019

30jun8:00 PM10:00 PMRuthless8:00 PM - 10:00 PM The Desert Rose Playhouse, 69620 Hwy 111 Rancho Mirage, CA - 92270Event Categories:Performing Arts

Event Details

The Sunday matinee is at 2:00  PM

Ruthless! The Musical, Directed by Loren Freeman and Starring Robbie Wayne famously spoofs Broadway musicals from Gypsy to Mame as well as many iconic films including The Bad Seed and All About Eve.

Talented eight year old Tina Denmark, played by Lizzie Schmelling, will do anything to land the lead in her school musical. Anything! As Tina discovers where her talent comes from, she shows us just what it takes to succeed…

Premiering in 1992, the show is responsible for discovering young performers Britney Spears and Natalie Portman. This production features Robbie Wayne (Producing Artistic Director for the Desert Rose Playhouse) as overbearing agent Sylvia St Croix who encourages Tina (Lizzie Schmelling) to pursue her dreams of a career in showbiz.

Christine Tringali Nunes is Judy Denmark, as “Tina’s Mother”, the bland housewife who has ˜absolutely no talent whatsoever”, or does she…?  Jaci Davis is Tina’s grandmother, the famously spikey theatre critic Lita Encore, and Dana Adkins is Tina’s teacher and ex-actress Myrna Thorne.




(Sunday) 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


The Desert Rose Playhouse

69620 Hwy 111 Rancho Mirage, CA - 92270


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