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Preview, On-Sale Dates Set for Paula Vogel's INDECENT on Broadway

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The producers of Indecent - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre following productions at Yale Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse - have announced that the production will begin performances on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18.

As well, the following on-sale dates are now set: Tuesday, Dec. 6 -American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, December 6 at 10am (EST) through Thursday, December 8 at 9:59am (EST); Thursday, Dec. 8 - AUDIENCE REWARDS Exclusive sales begin; Wednesday, Dec 14 - General public sales begin. Tickets to Indecent will be on sale through Tele-Charge at 212 239 6200 or www.telecharge.com. For further information about ticketing, visit IndecentBroadway.com.

A new play with music, Indecent is written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman.

INDECENT is a provocative new play inspired by a true story that depicts the incredible journey of a controversial piece of theater and the passionate artists who risked their lives to perform it. This riveting and richly theatrical backstage drama is a celebration of art, a fierce indictment of censorship and a gripping look at an explosive moment in history. Featuring a seven member ensemble and music performed by an onstage band, Indecent comes to Broadway following a critically acclaimed sold-out Off-Broadway run.

INDECENT was uniformly praised by critics when it debuted Off-Broadway earlier this year. The production set box office records at the Vineyard Theatre, where it played to sold-out houses throughout its run.

INDECENT marks the Broadway debut of Ms. Vogel, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1998 for her unforgettable play HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, which enjoyed a long, fruitful run Off-Broadway. DRIVE was also the recipient of the NY Drama Critics Circle Award, Lortel, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Obie Awards for Best Play. Ms. Vogel's numerous works - which have been widely produced in the U.S. and around the world - include BALTIMORE WALTZ, THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME, A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS and AND BABY MAKES SEVEN.

The play also marks the reunion of the successful producing duo of Daryl Roth and Elizabeth Ireland McCann, who together produced an impressive run of critically-acclaimed works by Edward Albee: the Pulitzer Prize-winning THREE TALL WOMEN (1994) Off-Broadway and on national tour; the Tony Award-winning THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? In 2002. They mounted the renowned revival of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? starring Kathleen Turner and Bill Irwin in 2005, and previously THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY and BECKETT/ALBEE, both starring Brian Murray and the late Marian Seldes.

INDECENT has choreography by David Dorfman; Lisa Gutkin and Aaron Halva are music directors and co-composers; Riccardo Hernandez is scenic design; costume design is by Emily Rebholz; lighting design is by ChristopherAkerlind; sound design is by Matt Hubbs and projection design is by Tal Yarden.

Rebecca Taichman has directed the world premieres of Sara Ruhl's plays STAGE KISS and THE OLDEST BOY, and will direct Ms. Ruhl's newest work HOW TO TRANSCEND A HAPPY MARRIAGE this spring at Lincoln Center Theater. Other recent productions of note include FAMILIAR by Danai Gurira and MILK LIKE SUGAR by Kristen Greenidge.

INDECENT is produced on Broadway by Daryl Roth, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Cody Lassen, who will present the Vineyard Theatre production in association with Vineyard Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse and Yale Repertory Theatre.

Daryl Roth (Producer) holds the singular distinction of producing seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays: Anna in the Tropics; August: Osage County (2008 Tony); Clybourne Park (2012 Tony); Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive; Proof (2001 Tony); Edward Albee's Three Tall Women; and Wit. The proud recipient of ten Tony Awards and London's Olivier Award, her over 100 award winning productions both on and off Broadway include: The Tony and Olivier Award winning Kinky Boots (Broadway, U.S. Tour, London, Toronto, Australia, Korea, Japan); Bea Arthur on Broadway; Buyer & Cellar; A Catered Affair; Caroline, or Change; Closer Than Ever; Curtains; A Delicate Balance; Edward Albee's The Goat or Who is Sylvia (2002 Tony);The Humans (2016 Tony); It Shoulda Been You; Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore; The Normal Heart (2011 Tony); A Raisin in the Sun (2014 Tony Award); Shuffle Along; Sylvia; The Tale of the Allergist's Wife; Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; A View from the Bridge (2016 Tony); War Horse (2011 Tony); Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Wiesenthal; and The Year of Magical Thinking. Ms. Roth is an Honorary Trustee of Lincoln Center Theatre and was twice included in Crain's "100 Most Influential Women in Business." Recent honors include: New York Living Landmarks; Order of the Golden Sphinx from Harvard Hasty Pudding; Albert Einstein College of Medicine Humanitarian Award; Broadway Association Visionary Leader Award; Family Equality Council Award; Live Out Loud Humanitarian Award; and the Lucille Lortel Lifetime Achievement Award.

Elizabeth Ireland McCann (Producer) Broadway productions include Driving Miss Daisy, HAIR, Equus, Passing Strange, Butley, Well, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Goat, Copenhagen, A View from the Bridge, Dracula, Elephant Man,Morning's at Seven, Mass Appeal, Amadeus, Home, Piaf, Rose, Leader of the Pack, Stepping Out, Orpheus Descending. With Royal Shakespeare Company: A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, All's Well That Ends Well, Cyrano de Bergerac, Much Ado About Nothing, Good, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Sherlock Homes and London Assurance. With James M. Nederlander: My Fat Friend, Otherwise Engaged, Habeas Corpus,The Dresser. Off-Broadway: Beckett/Albee, The Play About the Baby, Three Tall Women, The Lady and the Clarinet, Painting Churches and Pacific Overtures. West End: Three Tall Women, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, A Delicate Balance, The Unexpected Man and The Three Sisters. A 2004 inductee into the Theatre Hall of Fame, Ms. McCann is the recipient of the Entrepreneurial Woman Award from the Women Business Owners of N.Y. (1981), the James J. and James Hoey Award for Interracial Justice (1981), a Special Drama League Award for co-producing The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby on Broadway (1982), and the Dr. Louis M. Spadero Award from Fordham University's Graduate School of Business (1982). She is also the recipient of 9 Tony Awards.

Cody Lassen (Producer) is a Tony-nominated theatre producer and live entertainment consultant, most recently represented on Broadway by the Deaf West Theatre revival of Spring Awakening, and Macbeth, starring Alan Cumming. Upcoming Broadway productions include Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman's Indecent and Significant Other, by Joshua Harmon and in LA Merrily We Roll Along at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Holding the Man, with The Australian Theatre Company. In addition to producing his own projects, Cody consults for producers, theatres and agencies to help them discover how they should market their shows for the best chance of financial and critical success.


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