Ilana Glazer (“Broad City,” “The Afterparty”) is proud to bring Alison Leiby’s critically acclaimed comedy about no one’s favorite subject to the stage. Hailed as the “Best Political Comedy of 2021” by the New York Times and directed by Lila Neugebauer (The Wolves, The Waverly Gallery), Alison Leiby: Oh God, A Show About Abortion will play the Cherry Lane Theatre in Manhattan for six weeks only, from April 25 through June 4, 2022. Opening night will be May 5, 2022.
Tickets are on sale at OhGodShow.com.
Bob McSmith and Tobly McSmith, creators of the smash hits The Office! An Unauthorized Musical Parody and Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody today announced that FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY, the hilarious unauthorized sendup of the iconic tv series, is slated for an open-ended run, Off-Broadway in the Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center. The production will be directed by Ryan David Barto and will feature musical direction by Rita Posillico. Previews begin Tuesday, March 29th at 7:30PM and the official opening night will be on Tuesday, April 5th at 7:30PM. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets start at $29 and are on sale now: https://www.ticketmaster.com/friends-the-musical-parody-new-york-tickets/artist/2789721
Visiting Artists for April brings the return of TV’s Shirley, Cindy Williams, to the Bucks County Playhouse premiere of Ray Didinger’s popular play, “Tommy and Me” with special guests at each show including Eagles great Harold Carmichael and the lively “Bennie and Jets: an Elton John Tribute.” This is the last slate of Visiting Artists the Playhouse will present in 2022. The Playhouse is returning to a traditional production season in May. Tickets are on sale now at www.buckscountyplayhouse.org or by contacting the box office at 215.862.2121.
Major Attaway, Lauren Marcus, Stuart Zagnit to star in Industry Reading of Pants! The Jimmy Pants Musical presented by the York Theatre Company – an invitation-only industry reading of the new musical on March 17/18.
CreateTheater, under the artistic direction of Off-Broadway producer-director-dramaturg Cate Cammarata, in association with The Prism Stage Company, will jointly present CreateTheater’s New Works Festival – the first new theater festival to emerge post-shutdown. The new festival will run from Thursday, April 14th to Sunday, May 15th at Theater Row’s Theater Four, (410 West 42nd Street) and provides a new model for developing theater online and then producing work on stage. Productions include Retraction, Finding Madame Curie, The Golden Cage, Fire Island the Musical, Sewing the Dream, Ocean in a Teacup, Rewind (an 80s Pop Musical. https://newworksfest.org
Houses on the Moon Theater Company has announced Yvette Ganier (Jitney, King Hedley II), has joined the cast for the World Premiere of SuperHero, a new play written by Ian Eaton, developed with and directed by Warren Adams. Ms. Ganier replaces the previously announced Valisia LeKae. Performances begin Tuesday, April 12, 2022 for a limited engagement through May 1, 2022 at The Frank Shiner Theater at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street in the East Village. Opening Night is Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 7:00PM. The cast of SuperHero also features SJ Hannah (The Lion King -nat’l tour) Jeorge Bennett Watson (Fences-Delaware Rep, “The Wire”), and Bryce Michael Wood (King Lear, TopDog/Underdog – Shakespeare & Co.) Tickets online at tickets.housesonthemoon.org.