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True Story of Miracle Mop Inventor ‘Joy’ Sweeps Into George Street Playhouse


By Jesse North & Dave Tavani, JerseyArts.com

originally published: 11/17/2022

True Story of Miracle Mop Inventor ‘Joy’ Sweeps Into George Street Playhouse

George Street Playhouse is debuting the new musical “Joy” about the life of inventor and entrepreneur Joy Mangano.

As the inventor of the Miracle Mop, the best-selling self-wringing mop from the ‘90s, Mangano launched a mammoth cleaning product empire on QVC and Home Shopping Network, became an inspiration to women across the country, and was portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence on film. The uplifting new musical is the next benchmark in her remarkable life.

Jersey Arts TV goes to the rehearsal room in New York City to find out more about this new show.

George Street Playhouse presents"Joy" from December 7 — December 30, 2022 at The Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater inside the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.  Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.



 
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About the author: Jesse North is a journalist whose coverage through video and print includes breaking news, politics, crime, and entertainment, with a focus on diversity and inclusion in the arts. In addition to JerseyArts.com, Jesse’s work has been seen on NBC News, Us Weekly, Broadway.com, Entertainment Weekly, People, and 92nd Street Y. | Dave Tavani is a freelance videographer and still photographer based in the Philadelphia area. In recent years, Dave has worked on a variety of projects, mostly for nonprofit and arts organizations. In addition to JerseyArts.com, he works on video projects for McCarter Theatre Center, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Visit Philadelphia, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and ArtPride New Jersey.

Content provided by Discover Jersey Arts, a project of the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts.




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