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Photo Flash: Peter Van Wagner in Theatre 80's DANCING ON NAILS, Now Through 8/29

DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, began performances July 10th, with the official Opening set for Wednesday evening, July 24th at Theatre 80, located at 80 St. Marks Place (just west of First Ave.) Check out a first look below!

Under the direction of Allen Lewis Rickman, the cast of DANCING ON NAILS features Peter Van Wagner (Isaac Ginsburg on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire"), Lori Wilner (FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE DIARY OF Anne Frank), Lauren Klein (LOST IN YONKERS, OTHER DESERT CITIES), Michael Lewis (THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA), and Jazmyn Richardson ("Party at Micah's").

He's Jewish and she's Black. He's 52 and she's 23. And it's 1953. The new comedy DANCING ON NAILS explores the challenging relationship between a lonely middle-aged shopkeeper and his young African-American employee in 1950s Greenwich Village.

DANCING ON NAILS will play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through August 29th. The performance schedule is Wednesdays at 3 & 7 PM, with special Thursday matinees at 3 PM. Tickets are $55 and are available through

Photos by: Marina Levitskaya

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