GREED: A MUSICAL FOR OUR TIMES to Open Off-Broadway at New World Stages; Performances Begin 3/19

GREED: A MUSICAL FOR OUR TIMES to Open Off-Broadway at New World Stages; Performances Begin 3/19

Greed: A Musical for Our Times, written by Michael Roberts and directed by Christopher Scott with music direction & arrangements by Steven Gross, will begin its Off-Broadway, open-ended premiere engagement on March 19th at New World Stages/Stage 2 (340 West 50th Street). Opening Night is set for April 3rd. Greed: A Musical for Our Times is presented Off-Broadway by Eric Krebs.

Tony Award nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), will head the cast, along with Julia Burrows, Neal Mayer and James Donegan.

Box office opens Wednesday March 5th with a special offer: all tickets purchased in person at the box office on that day only will be only $19.99! - Something for the 99% out there. (For the other one percent we offer the Super Premium Seats every day at $499!) $19.99 tickets must be purchased in person, at the New World Stages Box Office only. Some restrictions apply. Regular price tickets on sale now at Telecharge.com or by calling 212/230-6200.

What do Jamie Dimon, Lance Armstrong, Pope Francis and Bernie Madoff have in common? They all appear in Greed: A Musical for Our Times... Greed's musical comedy targets range from Ponzi schemes to the not so subtle sales pitches of retirement planners and mortgage bundlers, with numbers like "A Little Juice," "Inside Information," "I'll Cheat On My Taxes," and "The Ballad of Jamie Dimon," Greed takes aim at the obvious, and not so obvious, targets.

Michael Roberts is the author, composer and lyricist of the musicals Golf: The Musical and The Fartiste, which played Off-Broadway during the 2011-12 season and won the 2006 FringeNYC Best Musical Award.

Performances will be Wednesday evenings at 7pm, Thursday and Saturday evenings at 8PM (Wednesday March 19th only at 8pm). Tickets range from $40 - $65, with Premium Seats at $99 and Super Premium at $499 (hey - it's called GREED!); Rush Seats ($30 @ 30 minutes before the show) are also available at the box office only for all performances.

Tickets may be purchased online at Telecharge.com, by phone at 212-239-6200, or in person at the NWS Box Office.

For more information, visit WWW.GREEDMUSICAL.COM.




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