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Cinderellas of West 53rd Street

(Working Title, Coined by TV Guide in 1950)


From Ohio to Texas, from New Jersey to California...from small towns and big cities...from all walks of life we came - by railroad, by bus, by plane. Some of us "cherry picked" from our hometown dance studios; others simply searching for more than our small towns could offer. Each of us filled with a burning desire to set foot on the New York stage.

And each of us made our way to The Rehearsal Club. Whether for two months or two years, the Club provided not only food and shelter, but also a foundation from which to build a career - and a network of friendships that lasted a lifetime.