A.J. Shively joins Project Shaw's CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION 10/25

A.J. Shively joins Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW reading of George Bernard Shaw's comedy about wild pirate tales, the high seas and one intrepid woman CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION.

Also starring Harriet Harris, Marc Kudisch and Brad Oscar

Monday, October 25 at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South)

A.J. Shively, currently seen on Broadway as Jean-Michel in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, joins the cast of Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW reading of CAPTAIN'S BRASSBOUND CONVERSION on Monday, October 25 at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South). He portrays Drinkwater, the young street-wise cockney pirate who is slavishly devoted to Captain Brassbound and whose favorite book is "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of London." David Staller produces and directs.

Mr. Shively joins the previously announced ensemble of Matthew Baldiga, Ariel Estrada, Philip Glassborow, Harriet Harris (THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE), Glenn Kalison, Marc Kudish (, David Ian Lee, Brad Oscar, James Rana, and Paul Singleton.

Tony Award-nominee Marc Kudisch, whose Broadway credits include 9 TO 5, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, ASSASSINS and THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, stars as Captain Brassbound. Harriet Harris, who portrays Felicia Tilman on the hit TV series "Desperate Housewives" and won a Tony for her role in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE portrays Lady Cicely Waynflete. Joining Mr. Kudisch and Ms. Harris is Brad Oscar (SPAMALOT, THE PRODUCERS) as Rankin, a missionary who holds an explosive secret about Brassbound. The ensemble also includes Matthew Baldiga, Ariel Estrada, British playwright Philip Glassborow (making his NY stage debut), Glenn Kalison, David Ian Lee, James Rana, and Paul Singleton. New York Post columnist Michael Reidel narrates the play, and Michael Feingold, theatre critic for the Village Voice hosts the evening.

Project Shaw journeys to Morocco for CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION! In the comedy, Captain Brassbound (Marc Kudisch) is an infamous pirate, living his life for revenge. Into his world comes a notorious British lady adventurer (Harriet Harris) who not only takes him on, but the marauding Arab tribes and entire U.S. fleet, as well. This rarely seen Shaw gem has developed a cult following over the years. Come see why.

Tickets to PROJECT SHAW: CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION on Monday, October 25 at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) are $25. For reservations, call Theatermania at 212-352-3101 or visit www.theatermania.com.

For more information, visit www.ProjectShaw.com.

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