Photo Coverage: Don't Quit Your Night Job Opens

By: May. 18, 2007
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Don't Quit Your Night Job, Broadway's new after hours revue, opened at HA! Comedy Club (163 46th St. at 7th Ave.) on Thursday, May 17th.  The pre-reception party was held at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant (234 W. 44th St.).

Produced by Jed Bernstein, the show is devised by Steve Rosen (Monty Python's Spamalot), David Rossmer (Nerds), Sarah Saltzberg (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) and Dan Lipton (The Coast of Utopia).  It began previews on April 26th.

Each performance will feature 4 performers from the following list joining Rosen, Rossmer, Saltzberg and Lipton in Don't Quit Your Night Job every night.  The core company of 29 includes Jill Abramovitz (Fame Becomes Me), Eric B. Anthony (Mary Poppins), Todd Buonopane (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Tim Cain (Godspell), Matt Cavenaugh (Grey Gardens), Will Chase (High Fidelity), Jennifer Cody (Pajama Game), Jenn Colella (High Fidelity), John Ellison Conlee (The Full Monty), Tara Copeland (Chicago City Limits), Deborah S. Craig (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Will Erat (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Josh Gad (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jordan Gelber (Avenue Q), Jared Gertner (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jerzy Gwiazdowski (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Jeff Hiller (The Awesome 80's Prom), Lisa Jolley (Hairspray), Jason Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Stacie Morgain Lewis (Wicked), Vasthy Mompoint (Mary Poppins), Nancy Opel (Urinetown), Charlie Pollock (Urinetown), Greg Reuter (Monty Python's Spamalot), Sandy Rustin (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Amy Rutberg (Our Leading Lady), Clarke Thorell (Hairspray), Donna Vivino (Hairspray), and Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde).

Don't Quit Your Night Job is "Broadway's late night happening of music, comedy and improvisation.  The show features a rotating core cast of Broadway and comedy's brightest new stars, complete with surprise celebrity guests nightly, and comes to Broadway (or, near Broadway), after a wild sold-out engagement at Joe¹s Pub downtown," state press materials.

Special Celebrity Guests set to appear in the premiere weeks of Don't Quit Your Night Job include Hank Azaria, Kristin Chenoweth, Brian D'Arcy James, Paige Davis, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Hunter Foster, Kat Foster, Sutton Foster, Heather Goldenhersh, Marvin Hamlisch, Jane Krakowski, Marc Kudisch, Huey Lewis, Andrea Martin, Andrea McArdle, John McDaniel, Eric Millegan, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O'Hara, Lonny Price, Anthony Rapp, Michael Riedel, Tony Roberts, Seth Rudetsky, Peter Scolari, Marian Seldes, Christopher Sieber, Mary Testa, Alan Tudyk, Patrick Wilson, B.D. Wong, and Adrian Zmed, among many others.

Tickets are now on sale and available through SmartTix at (212) 868-4444, or online  Visit for more information.  Visit for more on Sardi's Restaurant.

Charlie Pollock

Sarah Saltzberg (Co-Creator/Performer), Jed Bernstein (Producer) and Dan Lipton (Co-Creator/Performer)

Sarah Saltzberg, Steve Rosen (Co-Creator/Performer), Jed Bernstein and Dan Lipton

Lisa Jolley, Todd Buonopane, Steve Rosen, Charlie Pollock and Nancy Opel

Lisa Jolley, David Rossmer (Co-Creator/Performer), Hunter Foster and Jen Cody

Dan Lipton, Tovah Feldshuh and Steve Rosen

Tovah Feldshuh and Jed Bernstein

Dan Lipton, David Rossmer, Steve Rosen and Sarah Saltzberg

Dan Lipton, Jed Bernstein, David Rossmer, Steve Rosen and Sarah Saltzberg

Jen Cody, Hunter Foster, Nancy Opel and Jane Krakowski

Tovah Feldshuh and Jane Krakowski

Jed Bernstein and Jane Krakowski

Jen Cody and Hunter Foster

Daniel Whitman, Nancy Bach and Jed Bernstein

Walter Arzonetti, Jed Bernstein and Barbara Arzonetti

Matt Cavenaugh and Jordan Gelber

Nancy Opel and Amanda Watkins

Steve Rosen and Sandy Rustin

Charlie Pollock and Greg Reuter

David Rossmer with his Mom

Steve Rosen with his parents

Hunter Foster and Sutton Foster

Jason Kravitz and Jen Cody

Sutton Foster, David Rossmer, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton

Trevor Braun and Sarah Saltzberg

Matt Cavenaugh, Jen Colella and Steve Rosen

Jed Bernstein and Sutton Foster

Jordan Gelber and Jerzy Gwiazdowski