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NY Daily News Covers "Hot Dogs"

Rivalries, love affairs, competitions ... and wieners?

Two Brooklyn playwrights have penned a musical comedy about the most famous of Coney Island institutions: the hot dog eating contest.

"The whole thing about [competitive eating] is so ridiculous and so American, we thought, 'How can we translate this into musical theater?'" said Kristyn Pomranz, 28, who co-wrote "Hot Dogs: The Competitive Eating Musical" with pal Katherine Steinberg, 30.

"It takes place at Ethan's Frank Eating Competition, but we wanted to pay homage to Nathan's," said Pomranz. "It's absolutely absurd."

The hour-and-a-half-long comedy follows eight competitive eaters as they strive for "The Sauerkraut Sash" - the musical's version of the coveted Mustard Belt at the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island.

May192010 Talks Hot Dogs With Sauce & Co.

"Competitive eating has come a long way in the last few years — there are television shows (Man V. Food, Food Wars), documentaries, even video games. And check one more thing off the list: The "sport" is getting its very own off-off Broadway show called Hot Dogs: the Competitive Eating Musical, brought to you by Kristyn Pomranz and Katherine Steinberg, the creative duo behind Sauce and Co. that wrote and produced last year's NYC Fringe Fest hit, I Can Haz Cheezburger: the MusicLOL.

Taking inspiration from the annual Nathan’s International Hot Dog Eating Competition at Coney Island, Hot Dogs is set to debut in Manhattan late summer/early fall 2010..."

Read the full Interview here.


Hot Dogs: The Competitive Eating Musical

You are cordially invited to the staged reading of Sauce and Co's new musical:

The Competitive Eating Musical

Monday, May 10th
7:30 P.M. or 9:30 P.M.


Please come out and support the show! We are looking for constructive criticism and feedback so we can make the show great for its first official production.

All's fair in love and hot dogs!


New Project A-Comin'!

Sauce and Co. has an exciting new project in the works! Stay tuned for details!