VIDEO: Garry Marshall Talks New Off-Broadway Play BILLY & RAY on GMA
The all-star director of TV and film Garry Marshall stopped by ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discus bringing the dark noir new Off-Broadway play BILLY & RAY to life at New York's Vineyard Theatre. Check out the appearance below!
Vincent Kartheiser and Larry Pine (CASA VALENTINA) will play Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, respectively, in BILLY & RAY, Mike Bencivenga's new play -- directed by the legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall -- being given its NY premiere this fall at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.). Previews began on October 1 prior to an official opening on October 20.
BILLY & RAY -- a whip-smart comedy charting the birth of the film noir genre -- follows literary odd couple writer-director Billy Wilder and novelist Raymond Chandler as they contentiously collaborate to adapt the novel Double Indemnity for the silver screen. Set in 1940s Hollywood, BILLY & RAY is the true story of how two brilliant and thorny artists battled the Hollywood censors and each other to create a groundbreaking movie classic.
BILLY & RAY will begin performances October 1 with shows on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 pm, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on September 4. For performance and ticket information, call THE VINEYARD box office at 212 353 0303 or visitwww.vineyardtheatre.org.Buy Tickets to Billy & Ray - click here.