SAMANTHA AND THE GLASS CEILING to Begin Previews at Theater For the New City, 11/7
Theater for the New City presents the world premiere of the new musical SAMANTHA AND THE GLASS CEILING, the struggle of a young lingerie designer to be accepted and promoted for her talent in a fashion company where men hold all the top positions, will begin previews on Thursday, November 7th and run until December 1st at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue). The official opening will be on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8PM.
Written by Tom Attea, the playwright who encouraged Marilyn Loden, who invented the phrase "the glass ceiling," to write her first book,Feminine Leadership, Or How to Succeed in Business without Being One of the Boys, SAMANTHA AND THE GLASS CEILING tells the story of a talented career woman, trying to hide her beauty from her male coworkers, especially her boss, a man who never met a woman he didn't flirt with, until she decides it's time to show up at work as a gorgeous, complete woman.
The cast of SAMANTHA AND THE GLASS CEILING features Kristin Piacentile, Jacob Merrik Storms, Anik Baker, Richard Dezmond, Kelsey Mathes, Elizabeth Doyle, Eunyoung Park, Arthur Harold, Deaunna Blackwell and Sean Bryant.
Set design is by Mark Marcante and Lytza Colon, costume design is by Susan Hemley, prop design is by Lytza Colon, sound design is by Alex Santullo, lighting design is by Alexander Bartenieff and the Assistant Director is Danielle Hauser.
SAMANTHA AND THE GLASS CEILING is the 10th collaboration of playwright and lyricist Tom Attea, composer Arthur Abrams, and director Mark Marcante.
Performances of SAMANTHA AND THE GLASS CELING will run for 4 weeks, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 PM - from November 7th through December 1st.
Theater for the New City is publicly funded.
Tickets to SAMANTHA AND THE GLASS CEILING are just $10 and available by calling 212.254.1109, online at www.TheaterfortheNewCity.net or at the box office prior to each performance. They're also available at SmartTix.