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UPDATE June 5th 2001
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The Rocky Horror Show Opened November 15th 2000Back to Broadway 5
Circle in the Square Theatre, 1633 Broadway at 50th Street. (212-239-6200), $30-$79.50. Tue-Fri 8 PM, Sat 5 PM and 9:45 PM, Sun 2 and 7 PM. This rock opera originally opened March 10th 1975 at the Belasco Theatre more than 25 years ago on Broadway. This macabre production with an extremely detailed set design involves the desires of transvestites and is a revamp of the movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" which established a massive cult following. Featuring "Let's do the Time Warp Again" this musical is directed by Christopher Ashley. Designed by David Rockwell, a first time Broadway Show design, who is known for designing restaurants such as Vong, Tatou and Planet Hollywood. The famous cast includes Dick Cavett, Joan Jett, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lea De Laria, Jarrod Emick, Raul Esparza, Alice Ripley and Tom Hewitt as "Frank 'N' Furter". Music and Lyrics by Richard O'Brien, Choreographer Jerry Mitchell, Costumes David C. Woolard, Lighting Paul Gallo, Sound by Richard Fitzgerald, Musical Director Henry Aronson and the Orchestra: Doug Katsaros.
Stones In His Pockets - Opened April 1st 2001
John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St. between Broadway and 8th Ave. 212-239-6200. $65, $45 & $30; Tue - Sat 8 PM; Wed & Sat 2 PM, Sun 3 PM. This award winning West End comedy by Marie Jones comes to Broadway. It is set in Ireland in a village during a Hollywood film production. Sean Campion and Conleth Hill play 15 different characters. The play won London's Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy! Ian McElhinney directs and is produced by Paul Elliot, Adam Kenwright, Pat Moylan, Ed and David Mirvish, and Emanuel Azenberg/Ira Pittelman. Design : Jack Kirwan. Lighting Design : James C. McFetridge. "Stones In His Pockets" originated in Belfast, where it won Best Production Irish Theatre Award; then on to the 1999 Edinburgh Festival where it was a big sell out hit. It continues to play full houses and sells out quickly.
The Tale of The Allergist's Wife Opened November 2nd 2000
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue. 212-239-6200. $30 - $70, Tue - Sat 8 PM; Wed & Sat 2 PM; Sun 3PM; Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, this satire is a very funny comedy starring Linda Lavin, who plays an Upper West Sider. Tony Roberts, Michele Lee co-star in this new play by Charles Busch, directed by Lynne Meadow. Lighting by Christopher Akerlind, Costumes Ann Roth, Settings Santo Loquasto and Sound by Bruce Ellman.
A Thousand Clowns Previews July 3rd 2001; Opening July 15th 2001
Longacre Theatre, 220 W 48th Street between Broadway and 8th Ave.
(212-239-6200); This 1962 play by Herb Gardner stars Tom Selleck. It is directed by John Rando ("The Dinner Party"); Also featuring Mark Blum, Bradford Cover, Barbara Garrick, Nicholas King and Robert Lupone. Settings: Alan Moyer; Costumes: Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting: Brian MacDevitt; Sound: Peter Fitzgerald; This play first appeared at the Eugene O'Niell on April 5th, 1962 wherein Fred Coe directed Jason Robards Junior, Sandy Dennis, William Daniels and Gene Saks.
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