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Hands on a Hardbody

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Hands on a Hardbody, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Brooks Atkinson Theatre

256 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

2hrs, 30mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
On Sale
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
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What Is the Story of Hands on a Hardbody?
Set on a sweltering Nissan car lot, Hands on a Hardbody tells the story of 10 working-class Texans who would do anything to win a new pick-up truck. Based on a real contest in Longview, Texas, the musical's competitors must stand in the sun for days on end with their hands on the truck—and the last person standing is the winner. We’re introduced to Kelli Mangrum, a dreamer who wants to sell the truck to move to L.A.; J.D. Drew, the oldest contestant; Norma Valverde, who relies on her faith in God to make it through the competition; and Benny Perkins, who has already won the contest once before, and more. As the battle for the truck continues for days, Hands on a Hardbody is an uplifting musical about fighting for a piece of the American dream.