CIRCUMCISE ME Starring Yisrael Campbell to play The Bleecker Street Theater, Opening Night Rescheduled To 11/18
CThe opening night of Circumcise Me, (www.CircumciseMeThePlay.com) a new comedy written by and starring Yisrael Campbell has been rescheduled to November 18th, due to a death in the family. Directed by Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, Jollyship The Whiz Bang), Circumcise Me begins previews off-Broadway at The Bleecker Street Theater (45 Bleecker Street just East of Lafayette Street) as scheduled on November 1st. The show is produced by Evelyn McGee Colbert and Eva Price for Maximum Entertainment Productions.Circumcise Me tells the true story of Yisrael Campbell, your average Irish, Italian, Catholic kid from Philly, who became a sober alcoholic, recovering drug addict, husband, father, reform, conservative, unorthodox, orthodox, Jewish comic actor. In his New York theatrical debut, Yisrael (born Christopher) takes the audience on an extraordinary spiritual, creative, and hysterically funny journey including, ouch, three circumcisions along the way.Circumcise Me is the rare collision of comedy and theatre that will have women howling with laughter and men squirming in their seats. The film "Circumcise Me," a documentary on Yisrael's life, is currently playing in film festivals around the country. The creative team includes scenic and video design by Aaron Rhyne (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The Civil War), Lighting and Sound design by Perchik Kreiman-Miller (Perfect Wedding).
Tickets for Circumcise Me range from $25.00 - $65.00 with premium seating available. Circumcise Me plays Wednesday at 2pm, Thursday at 8pm, Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 4pm and 7pm. Tickets can be purchased by visiting Telecharge at www.telecharge.com or calling (212) 239-6200. For more information, please visit: www.yisraelcampbell.com