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Photo Flash: Machiavelli Opens Off-Broadway

Following a successful Off-Off Broadway run at Manhattan Theatre Source in January, Machiavelli, a new comic play by Richard Vetere (One Shot One Kill, First Love), opened Off-Broadway at The ArcLight Theatre (152 West 71st Street – Between Broadway and Columbus Avenues) on Sunday, September 24th.  Previews began September 13th. The play is directed by Evan Bergman and will play a limited engagement through November 5th.

William F. Buckley, journalist, author and commentator, was in attendance on opening night.

Presented by Elizabeth Williams and Aruba Productions for San Casciano Productions, the show features Jason Howard, Stephanie Janssen, />Chip Phillips/>, Liza Vann, James Wetzel and Lex Woutas. "Machiavelli, written in comedia style, tells the story of how the world's most famous political thinker used his genius to survive and outsmart the ruthless Medici family while bringing democracy to Florence during the Renaissance in the 1500's," according to press notes.

The playing schedule is as follows: Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8PM with matinees on Saturdays at 2PM and Sundays at 3PM.  Tickets are $45.  For tickets call www.telecharge.com at (212) 239-6200.  Visit www.machiavellitheplay.com for more information.


Curtain call: Liza Vann and James Wetzel


Entire cast: Chip Phillips, Jason Howard, Liza Vann, James Wetzel, Stephanie Janssen and Lex Woutas


John Shea with M/M Tom Cavenaugh


James Wetzel, Liza Vann and William F. Buckley


Liza Vann, William F. Buckley and James Wetzel


Tom Cavanaugh, author Richard Vetere and John Shea


James Wetzel and Liza Vann


John Shea and director Evan Bergman


Liza Vann and John Shea

 
Machiavelli after party: Marvin Scott (CW11 News), John Shea, Director Evan Bergman, playwight Richard Vetere, and "Sopranos" star Frederico Castelluccio


Dominic Chianese (who plays Uncle Jr. on "The Sopranos"), playwright Richard Vetere (center) and Chip Philllips

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