Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac Begin Performances in Classic Stage Company's THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Today
Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, in association with Staci Levine, will present Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin and acclaimed actor/performance artist Taylor Mac in THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH, AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE, a workshop presentation with direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, and music direction by Paul Ford, for a strictly limited engagement from today, December 14 thru Tuesday, December 31. Performances of THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH, AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE will be presented at the Abrons Arts Center (466 Grand Street, NYC).
Following a flood of biblical proportions, the last two people on the planet discover their common language is song and dance. Together they chronicle the rise and fall and hopeful rise again of humankind through music that runs the gamut from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Sondheim, R.E.M. and Queen.
Set design for THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH, AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE is by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Ken Billington and sound design by Daniel J. Gerhard.
Tickets start at $65 and are available at www.classicstage.org or by calling 212-352-3101 or 866-811-4111. The performance schedule is 12/14 at 3 pm & 8 pm; 12/15 at 3 pm; 12/17 at 7 pm; 12/18 at 7 pm; 12/19 at 7 pm; 12/20 at 8 pm; 12/21 at 3pm & 8 pm; 12/22 at 3 pm; 12/23 at 7 pm; 12/26 at 7 pm; 12/27 at 8 pm; 12/28 at 3 pm & 8pm; 12/29 at 3 pm; 12/30 at 7 pm (no performances on 12/24 or 12/25).
$30 rush seats will be available one hour before performances at the Abrons Arts Center box office at 466 Grand Street (tickets are subject to availability; limit of two tickets per purchase; cash or credit card accepted).
On New Year's Eve, Tuesday, December 31, there will also be a special final performance benefiting CSC, including a champagne reception and access to the closing night party, starting at 6pm. Tickets for New Year's Eve start at $250. For information and tickets, email Gretchen H. Page, Director of Individual & Major Gifts, at email@example.com or call (212) 677-4210, ext. 22.