DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY Concludes Limited Engagement 9/4


Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) production of Death Takes a Holiday, with a book by Peter Stone & Thomas Meehan, music & lyrics by Maury Yeston, directed by Doug Hughes will end its limited engagement on Sunday, September 4th at 2:00PM.

Death Takes a Holiday will have played 45 preview performances and 50 regular performances at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The show began previews on Friday, June 10th, 2011, and officially opened on Thursday, July 21st, 2011.

The cast includes Linda Balgord (Contessa Evangelina Di San Danielli), Matt Cavenaugh (Major Eric Fenton), Mara Davi (Alice Lamberti), Kevin Earley (Death/Prince Nikolai Sirki), Joy Hermalyn (Cora), Jay Jaski (Lorenzo), Simon Jones (Dr. Dario Albione), Rebecca Luker (Duchess Stephanie Lamberti), Patricia Noonan (Sophia), Jill Paice (Grazia Lamberti), Michael Siberry (Duke Vittorio Lamberti), Alexandra Socha (Daisy Fenton), Don Stephenson (Fidele), Max Von Essen (Corrado Montelli).

The creative team includes Kevin Stites (Musical Direction & Supervision), Peter Pucci (Choreography), Derek McLane (Sets), Catherine Zuber (Costumes), Kenneth Posner (Lights), Jon Weston (Sound) and Tom Watson (Hair & Wigs).

In Death Takes a Holiday, it's just after the first World War and the loneliest of souls arrives at an Italian villa disguised as a handsome young Prince (Ovenden), and for the first time experiences the joys and heartbreaks of life. But when he unexpectedly falls in love with a newly engaged young woman (Paice), the mysterious stranger discovers that love may in fact be stronger than death. Directed by Tony® winner Doug Hughes (Doubt), this soaring tale of love is adapted by Tony®-winning writers Peter Stone (1776) and Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray), and features lush, romantic songs by Tony® winner Maury Yeston (Nine, Titanic).

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, online at or at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre box office (111 West 46 Street). Ticket prices range from $76-$89.

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Death Takes a Holiday plays Tuesday through Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.

Roundabout Theatre Company's 2010-2011 season features Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster & Joel Grey, directed & choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Stone, Meehan & Yeston's Death Takes a Holiday, directed by Doug Hughes.

Roundabout Theatre Company's 2011-2012 season features Terence Rattigan's Man & Boy, starring Frank Langella, directed by Maria Aitken; Stephen Karam's Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois; Athol Fugard's The Road to Mecca, starring RoseMary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, directed by Gordon Edelstein; John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, directed by Sam Gold; Andrew Hinderaker's Suicide, Incorporated, directed by Jonathan Berry.

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