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December 6, 2014
by Jon Goldstein
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NBC LOVES LIBERTY!

Ben McHugh and Cheryl Stern aren’t quite the welcome wagon Liberty (Abigail Shapiro, center) was hoping for. Photo by Zach Payne.

Review: Talented Teen Helps “Liberty” Raise Her Torch

“Liberty” is a winning Off-Broadway musical about an immigrant who arrives on American shores, only to be stymied by a political system tilted against her…  Read more.

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/entertainment/the-scene/review-liberty-monumental-musical-284530591.html

November 16, 2014
by Jon Goldstein
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PRESS ON! “Liberty” makes headlines!

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LIBERTY has gotten some nice attention lately. Here are a few nice pieces about the show. Enjoy!

NY Daily News Feature Video
http://social.newsinc.com/media/json/69017/27643188/singleVideoOG.html?type=VideoPlayer%2F16x9&trackingGroup=69017&videoId=27643188#.VDp-iJGo0Q0.facebook

NY NEWS 1 Feature Video:
http://www.ny1.com/content/lifestyles/parenting/218436/-liberty–the-musical–brings-statue-of-liberty-to-life-in-whole-new-way/?utm_source=Liberty+Final+Weeks!&utm_campaign=Tickets+On+Sale+8.18.14&utm_medium=email

Glen Cove Patch Article:
http://patch.com/new-york/glencove/long-islander-enjoys-bway-run-liberty-monumental-new-musical

DNA info feature story:
http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140827/east-village/lady-libertys-immigration-story-comes-life-new-musical

Broadway World:
http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Interview-Abigail-Shapiro-Discusses-Role-in-New-Musical-LIBERTY-20141026#

TheaterMania:
http://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/abigail-shapiro-liberty-musical-first-person_70394.html

TimeOut New York
http://www.timeout.com/new-york-kids/things-to-do/liberty-a-monumental-new-musical

October 13, 2014
by Jon Goldstein
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Young Actress Shines as Lady Liberty – NY Daily News, October 12, 2014

Great story and video in the Daily News about LIBERTY, and our star, Abigail Shapiro! LIBERTY opens Tuesday at Theatre 80 St. Marks. For more information and tickets, go to www.libertythemusical.com, and use code FRIENDS20 for 20% discount.

New York ninth-grader stars as Lady Liberty in ‘Liberty: A Monumental New Musical’

Abigail Shapiro, 14, will show Lady Liberty’s journey in her new role, which was previously played by adult actresses. ‘Liberty: A Monumental New Musical’ begins Tuesday in the East Village.

October 2, 2014
by Jon Goldstein
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Abigail Shapiro to Star in LIBERTY

Nice article from Monday’s Broadwayworld.com, take a look…

Abigail Shapiro to Star in
LIBERTY: A MONUMENTAL NEW MUSICAL at Theatre 80

Abigail Shapiro

Producers Theresa Wozunk and Timothy J. Harper announced today that 14 year-old actress, Abigail Shapiro will play the title role in Liberty: A Monumental New Musical. Directed by Evan Pappas, the new musical will play a limited seven-week engagement at Theatre 80 (80 St. Marks Place) Tuesday, October 14 through Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Tickets are… (continued)

http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Abigail-Shapiro-to-Star-in-LIBERTY-A-MONUMENTAL-NEW-MUSICAL-at-Theatre-80-20140929