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A Naked Girl On The Appian Way Begins Previews Tonight

Previews begin tonight for Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director)  New York premiere of Tony Award® winner Richard Greenberg's new comedy A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, directed by Tony Award® winner Doug Hughes at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street).  The cast includes Jill Clayburgh (Bess), Richard Thomas (Jeffrey), Matthew Morrison (Thad), Susan Kelechi Watson (Juliet), James Yaegashi (Bill), Leslie Ayvazian (Elaine) and Ann Guilbert (Sadie).  

A Naked Girl on the Appian Way will begin previews tonight, Tuesday, September 13th, 2005 and open officially on Thursday, October 6th, 2005.  This is a limited engagement through December 4th, 2005.

Richard Greenberg returns to Broadway with one of his funniest, most imaginative plays yet.  Bess is a successful cookbook author and her husband Jeffrey is a distracted genius whose lives are upended when their two children return from a year of European travel and reveal surprising news that stretches the family beyond their breaking point.

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, online at
at the American Airlines box office (227 West 42nd St.). 

A Naked Girl on the Appian Way will play Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM.  PLEASE NOTE the following early-to-bed series:  A Naked Girl on the Appian Way will play early curtains at 7:00 PM from October 18th – October 28th.  Tickets range from $31.25 – 81.25

Roundabout Theatre Company
is one of the country's leading not-for-profit theatres.  The company contributes invaluably to New York's cultural life by staging the highest quality revivals of classic plays and musicals as well as new plays by established writers. Roundabout consistently partners great artists with great works to bring a fresh and exciting interpretation that makes each production relevant and important to today's audiences. 

 The 2005-2006 season marks the Roundabout Theatre Company's 40th anniversary. The company's 2005-2006 season, under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Todd Haimes, is dedicated to the community of artists and loyal audience members who have made Roundabout one of New York's most popular not-for profit cultural institutions.

Roundabout Theatre Company productions are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; New York State Council on the Arts; National Endowment for the Arts; and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company. The Westin Hotel is the official hotel of the Roundabout Theatre Company.

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