Shelton resident is production assistant in new off-Broadway play

Jamie Rose Bukowski

Jamie Rose Bukowski

 

Jamie Rose Bukowski of Shelton is a production assistant on “Disenchanted,” a new, off-Broadway production that opened at the beginning of December in Manhattan.

Bukowski graduated summa cum laude from Pace University in Manhattan this past spring with an award for excellence in theater arts and technology. She served as stage manager for several productions performed at Pace and worked on sets at several theaters elsewhere in New York.

During the summer, she was stage manager for musical productions at Quisisana Resort in Maine.

The daughter of Lorraine Bukowski of Shelton and Leo Bukowski of Trumbull, she attended St. Joseph School in Shelton and Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden, before heading to Manhattan to study theater arts. Lorraine Bukowski is a former editor of the then-Huntington Herald.

 

‘Storming the castle’

“Disenchanted” is a musical comedy that tells the stories of fairy tale princesses long after the honeymoons are over.

Some cast members from the play “Disenchanted,” now playing off-Broadway in New York City. (Photo from the play’s website, www.disenchantedmusical.com)

Some cast members from the play “Disenchanted,” now playing off-Broadway in New York City. (Photo from the play’s website, www.disenchantedmusical.com)

Snow White and her angry band of storybook friends are “storming the castle” in order to take their lives back. This includes Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Hua Mulan, The Little Mermaid and Pocahontas.

Before moving to its current off-Broadway run, productions took place in California, Florida, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

 

Positive reviews, and tickets

TimeOut New York said of the play, “Fairytales with a sassy, modern twist!”

According to the New York Post, “Riotous! Side-Splitting! Should have poor Walt Disney spinning in his grave!”

NY1, the New York City cable-TV news channel, said, “A fun night out! A sassy, satirical take on Disney’s Princesses! Fairytales with an adult modern twist!”

Performances are nightly at the Theater at St. Clement’s, on 46th Street between 9th and 10th avenues. To learn more about the play, click below:

www.disenchantedmusical.com

 

 

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