The Rink: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

The Rink revolves around a roller skating rink owned by a woman named Anna Antonelli. As the rink faces the threat of demolition, Anna’s estranged daughter Angel returns, hoping to save the rink and confront the unresolved issues between them. The Rink unfolds as a series of flashbacks, revealing the complexities of their relationship and the impact of the past on their present.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1984)

Cast Size: 8

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1980s / USA (NYC)


Creative Team

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Book: Terrence McNally


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1984)➝

Original London Cast (1988)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1980s, Child Role, DramaticFamily, Female Leads, Original


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