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Len Cariou Stars in BROADWAY AND THE BARD, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway

Amas Musical Theatre in association with Alan Siegel Entertainment presents Tony Award-winning actor Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Applause, Teddy & Alice,) in the World Premiere of BROADWAY AND THE BARD, an evening of Shakespeare & song, conceived by Mr. Cariou, Barry Kleinbort and Mark Janas.

Directed by Mr. Kleinbort with musical direction by Mr. Janas, the show began a six-week run on Thursday, January 28th at the Lion Theatre (at Theatre Row) (410 West 42nd Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is scheduled for tonight, February 4th, at 8:00pm. Performances will continue through March 6, 2016.

In BROADWAY AND THE BARD, universally acclaimed stage and screen veteran Len Cariou gives full voice to an idea that he has harbored since his first prophetic Broadway season of Henry V and Applause; Combining his two great loves -Shakespeare and American Musical Comedy - into one rich and diverse tapestry; outfitting trenchant classical soliloquies and sonnets with inventive musical pairings from beloved writers of the Great White Way - an eighty-minute melding of superb soliloquy and memorable song by a one-of-a-kind master actor of exquisite vintage in what the Bard might refer to as "a most rare vision."

The creative team for BROADWAY AND THE BARD includes: Josh Iacovelli (sets), Matt Berman (lights and sound), and Karen Parlatto (Production Stage Manager).

The performance schedule for BROADWAY AND THE BARD is: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 8pm, Thursday & Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm & 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. There will be additional performances on Sunday, January 31 at 7pm and Monday, February 1 at 7pm. Tickets are $70 and available at (212) 239-6200.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

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