Photo Flash: HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Reopens at Planet Hollywood's Screening Room Theater
Off-Broadway''s hit comedy HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER reopened this past Saturday night, October 19th at Times Square''s newest theatre, The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood. Previews began September 20th at this uniquely elegant new venue. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER originally began performances August 22, 2012 at Sofia''s Downstairs Theater where the show played to packed houses over the past year. Check out photos from the opening below!
The show''s producers surprised the two stars at Saturday''s opening night curtain call with a bottle of Dom Perignon. Within seconds, Kevin had popped the cork and the two were toasting each other to the delight and cheers of the audience.
The Planet Hollywood edition of HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER introduces a bounty of new material including the debut of its hilarious new sketch, "Real Housewives of the Upper East Side." HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER delivers a laugh-filled tour around the greatest city in the world with actors, comedians and licensed tour guides Ms. Copeland and Mr. Doyle as they play over 60 characters. Under the direction of OBIE Award winner Robert Ross Parker, this "Saturday Night Live" style comedy features a hilarious look at NYC's 400-year history. Immigrants, construction workers, muggers, Wall Street bankers, panhandlers, MTA workers, and Mayor Bloomberg all get a solid lampooning! It doesn't matter if you were born on the Upper West Side or just took your first terrifying cab ride, you will love learning How to Be a New Yorker.
The playing schedule for HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER is Fridays at 7 PM and Saturdays at 1:30 & 7 PM at Planet Hollywood Times Square, located at 1540 Broadway (entrance on 45th Street just east of Broadway). Lunch or dinner is served at each performance with a delicious menu, catered by Buca di Beppo, consisting of House Salad, Spaghetti Marinara, Fettuccini Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana, and Cookies & Brownies. Tickets are $59 (including the full buffet) and are available by calling 212-352-3101 or through www.How2BaNewYorker.com.
Photos by: Katy Wadsworth