Photo Flash: Broadway Stays Healthy! HAND TO GOD's Tyrone Gets His Flu Shot
In preparation for Flu Season, Dr. Barry Kohn visited the cast and crew of Broadway's HAND TO GOD over the weekend at the Booth Theatre to give out flu shots. Even Broadway's favorite foul-mouthed puppet Tyrone made sure to get in on the action. Scroll down for photos!
The Tony-nominated comedy HAND TO GOD will close on Broadway on January 3, 2016, followed by an immediate transfer to London's West End, with performances beginning on February 5, 2016 at the famed Vaudeville Theatre. Robert Askins' riotous comedy opened to rave reviews on April 7, 2015 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), and was previously presented in New York City at Ensemble Studio Theatre in 2011 and Off-Broadway by MCC Theater in 2013. Moritz von Stuelpnagel will recreate his Tony-nominated direction in London.
Playwright Askins goes for the jugular-by way of sock puppet-in his hilarious and heartbreaking new comedy HAND TO GOD. In it, a shy teenager named Jason is surprised when his Bible School project-a puppet named Tyrone-takes on a shocking, truth-telling personality all its own, forcing everyone in its path, especially Jason's mother Margery, to confront their own demons as they search for redemption through a mix of riotous laughter and genuinely shocking twists.
The design team for Hand to God includes scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costumes by Sydney Maresca, lighting by Jason Lyons, sound by Jill BC Du Boff, puppet design by Marte Johanne Ekhougen, and fight direction by Robert Westley.
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