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COLIN QUINN THE NEW YORK STORY Returns to Cherry Lane Tonight

Due to great reviews and a sold-out run, Colin Quinn The New York Story the new comedy written by and starring Colin Quinn, based on his book THE COLORING BOOK (Grand Central Publishing) and directed by Jerry Seinfeld returns The Cherry Lane Theatre, (38 Commerce Street) beginning tonight, October 20th. Colin Quinn The New York Story, is presented by Brian Stern, Mike Lavoie and Mike Berkowitz.

To celebrate the success of Colin Quinn The New York Story, Netflix is exclusively streaming his previous one man show, Colin Quinn Unconstitutional in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

In Colin Quinn The New York Story, Colin waxes nostalgic about the rise and fall of his hometown, the city formally known as NY from its modest beginnings as Dutch outpost to the hipsters of modern Williamsburg. Quinn is once again at his satirical best, taking aim at the prejudices, paranoias and peculiarities that make New York City the crossroads of the world.

Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, who directed Colin in his Broadway show Colin Quinn Long Story Short, Colin Quinn The New York Story has set design by Sara C. Walsh, costume design by Kristen Buckels, and lighting design by Sarah Lurie.

COLIN QUINN THE NEW YORK STORY marks Colin's return to the New York stage after his acclaimed off-Broadway show Colin Quinn Unconstitutional, for which he also toured the country, and his Broadway engagement of Long Story Short, for which he was nominated for the Drama Desk Award as well as an Emmy Award for the HBO broadcast of the play.

"Like Wayne Newton in Vegas in the 70's and Josephine Baker in Paris in the 30's, this is where people need to see me right now," said Colin Quinn.

October 20th, 21st and 22nd are special "Back in the New York Groove" shows - every ticket in the house just $59. After which tickets are $59-$95 with premium seating available. Colin Quinn The New York Story plays Tuesday-Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 5pm and 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2pm and 5pm. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.ColinQuinnTheNewYorkStory.com or calling OvationTix at (866) 811-4111.

COLIN QUINN (Writer/Performer) is a stand up comedian from Brooklyn. (Okay, Park Slope). From MTV's "Remote Control" to SNL to Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd", Mr. Quinn is not one to take a hint and bow out gracefully. He's been on Broadway with Colin Quinn An Irish Wake and Colin Quinn Long Story Short. And he's been off Broadway with his show Colin Quinn Unconstitutional. His web series "Cop Show" can be seen on LSTUDIO.com. His first and last book, The Coloring Book, is now out from Grand Central Publishing. Colin can be seen as Amy Schumer's father in the hit Universal film "Trainwreck."

Photo Credit: Mike Lavoie


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