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LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN to Conclude Run at Cherry Lane Theater This Week

Laugh It Up, Stare It Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska and directed by Chris Eigeman, will conclude its limited engagement on Oct. 10, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. The production began it's limited engagement on August 26th with opening night held September 9th.

The cast of Laugh it Up, Stare it Down will be Jayce Bartok (Made In Poland, The My House Play), Katya Campbell (Broadway: Disgraced, The Big Knife), Maury Ginsberg (Mother Courageand The Cherry Orchard with Olympia Dukakis) and Amy Hargreaves (Year of the Sky, Homeland).

Laugh It Up, Stare It Down tells the story of Cleo and Joe -- the meeting of their minds, the entwining of their hearts, and their life-long search for a meaningful point in a universe too random to have one. It's a journey marked by a missing baby, a forged painting, a house invader, a tidal wave, and frozen pistou. Will they rise above their outrageous fortune? Will they find ecstatic love?

Director Chris Eigeman said, "I am thrilled and honored to be directing Laugh it Up, Stare it Down. The play is light and funny but, most of all, deeply human."

Laugh It Up, Stare It Down features scenic design by Kevin Judge (Irena's Vow, The Civil War), costume design by Jennifer Caprio (Spelling Bee, Joseph...Dreamcoat), lighting design byMatthew J. Fick (Will Rogers Follies, Spamalot), and original music and sound design by Peter Salett (Heart of Mine and Forgetting Sarah Marshall soundtracks). Casting is by Barden / Schnee Casting.

LISTINGS INFORMATION: Laugh it Up, Stare it Down concludes its limited engagement at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on October 10th. Performances are Tuesdays at 7PM, Wednesdays at 7PM, Thursdays at 7PM, Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays at 2PM and 8PM and Sundays at 3PM and 7PM. Tickets are $59-$79 with premium reserved seating available. Tickets are available through OvationTix at 212-352-3101 / 866-811-4111 or by

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