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Happiness unfolds the stories of a dozen or so New Yorkers stuck in the morning rush of a stalled subway car and required by the spectral trainman to recall and re-enact the happiest moment in their lives before they can continue their travels... and travails.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jun. 7, 2009.

Previews Feb 27, 2009
Opening Mar 30, 2009
Closing Jun 7, 2009


What was the most perfect moment in your life? That’s the question nine New Yorkers are asked to consider when they find themselves on a stalled subway train. The trapped riders include a hard-driving lawyer, a bicycle messenger, a doorman, a wheelchair-bound elderly woman, a social-climbing younger woman, a celebrated interior designer, a right-wing radio personality and a pair of married doctors, plus the MTA employee who poses the cosmic question to the group. Their answers form the basis for this charming one-act musical, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Susan Stroman.

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