Journey Of A Bombshell: The Ina Ray Hutton Story Sold Out 

Written and Performed by Melissa RitzNew York

Thu 10/9 9:00pm

drama, musical, tap dancing, 75 min.

Based on true events. Ina Ray Hutton was the legendary bandleader of the Melodears, an all-girl band in the 1930s. She was the first woman to conduct for male bands during the 1940s-50s, and the first woman to host her own TV show. But her success in the spotlight was threatened by a secret she couldn’t afford to reveal. Director and Script Developer: Julie Kline. Choreographer: Tony Coppola. Music Arranger: Barry Best. Costume Design: Mariya Radevay-Nedyalkova. Video Footage Courtesy of: Paramount Pictures. Photo by Alex White. Recommended for: teenagers, adults, elderly, theatre community, LGBTQ community, ethnic community (African American). Links: artist, facebook.

2014 United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, celebrates its 5th anniversary season and its dynamic expansion in scope and popularity. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $19.25 (including a $1.25 theatre restoration charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.  
*If you are interested in purchasing tickets for a SOLD-OUT performance, check with the Theatre Row Box Office on the day of the show. Should there be any last-minute returns, tickets will become available on a first-come, first-served basis.