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Cheryl Moch
Cheryl Moch is a Brooklyn-based writer and playwright, as well as a social worker involved with the aging. Cinderella: The Real True Story is now being readied for its next incarnation as a musical theater piece by composer/lyricist Holly Gewandter. Moch thinks that anyone who sees the play will “all agree unanimously and sing it to the rafters, that lovers all deserve to have their happily ever afters.”

Entries by Cheryl Moch

Baby Jesus: Not Welcome Here

(65) Comments | Posted December 17, 2013 | 11:03 AM

If you have any doubt that we live in a Christian country, you only have to look at a list of Federal holidays. There are only 10, and one of them is Christmas.

But as Americans (especially here in New York where I live) we enjoy the illusion that...

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This Summer, We Vacationed in Detroit

(63) Comments | Posted September 24, 2013 | 3:02 PM

I'm a life long New Yorker, born and bred in Brooklyn. My precious vacation time is usually spent relaxing on a Cape Cod beach, or exploring foreign destinations.

But this year, I responded to a different siren song: I went to Detroit.

Yes. Detroit, Michigan, USA. That Detroit....

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Cinderella and Her Wife: How a Fairytale Became a Reality in Just 30 Years

(1) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 7:45 PM

In 1985, when our play Cinderella: The Real True Story was first performed at the Wow Café in New York, marriage equality was a dream -- and a punch line. I laughed along with everyone else when I first heard the line, written by my friend and collaborator Holly Gewandter,...

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