Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night

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The first-ever revival of Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park opened at the Cort Theatre on February 16th after beginning previews on January 24th.

Directed by Scott Elliott (The Women, Three Sisters), the romantic comedy stars Amanda Peet (Neil LaBute's This is How It Goes, films such as A Lot Like Love and Melinda and Melinda) as Corie, a Greenwich Village bohemian, and Patrick Wilson (The Phantom of the Opera film, "Angels in America," The Full Monty) as Paul, a low-key lawyer. Newlyweds, the two must learn to adjust to lifestyle differences. Jill Clayburgh (A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, the films An Unmarried Woman and Starting Over) plays Corie's mother, while Tony Roberts (Victor/Victoria and Cabaret on Broadway, Annie Hall) portrays neighbor Victor Velasco. The show, directed by Mike Nichols, originally opened on Broadway in 1963 for a run of 1,530 performances; a film with original star Robert Redford and Jane Fonda followed.

For more information, visit www.barefootintheparkbroadway.com. For tickets, visit www.telecharge.com.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.
Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Lily Rabe--actress and daughter of Jill Clayburgh

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Tony Roberts

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Molly Shannon

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Annabella Sciorra

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Patrick Wilson

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Patrick Wilson with wife Dagmara Dominczyk

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Cindy Adams

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Kathy Bates

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Elizabeth Ashley--the original Corie in Barefoot in the Park

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"Desperate Housewives" actor Ricardo Chavira

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Jill Clayburgh

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Scott Elliott

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Ana Gasteyer and Charlie McKittrick

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Barefoot in the Park costume designer Isaac Mizrahi and Ana Gasteyer

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Isaac Mizrahi

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
The Pillowman playwright Martin McDonagh

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New York Times columnist Frank Rich

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Amanda Peet

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Amanda Peet and Patrick Wilson

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Jill Clayburgh and Amanda Peet

Photo Coverage: Barefoot in the Park's Opening Night
Jill Clayburgh, Patrick Wilson, Amanda Peet and Tony Roberts--the stars of Barefoot in the Park!

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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