JAWS: THE MUSICAL Opens at Broadway Comedy Club Tonight, 7/6
Jaws: the Musical is an over the top love story where a Manhattanite falls in love with a shark, people get eaten and marine biologists break into songs. Get hooked on the campiest, funniest, new musical to hit our shores! Featuring the songs "Fishing the Great White Way," "At Night He Swims Home to Me," and "When A Shark Attacked My Heart."
The musical features book, music & lyrics by Wayne Henry, musical direction by Clare Cooper and is directed by Steven McElroy.
Jaws: the Musical won the 2002 Strawberry One-Act Festival (40 play elimination tournament) and was featured in Emerging Artists Theater's 2007 Notes from a Page musical development series. The show has now resurfaced and with new music and extended material.
All performances take place at The Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd Street (btw 8th & 9th Avenues), www.BroadwayComedyClub.com
Subways: C or E train to 50th St. 1 or 9 train to 50th St. N, R, W, or Q train to 57th St
Tickets are $10 at the door (cash only) plus 1 drink minimum. To make a reservation e-mail, JawsTickets@gmail.com with your name, number in your party, and date of performance.
Running time: 40 minutes
Friday, July 6th @ 6:30 pm
Saturday, July 7th @ 6:00 pm
Friday, July 13th @ 6:30 pm
Sunday, July 15th @ 3:00 pm
Jaws: the Musical stars the original cast with John Flynn (Dances with Pitchforks, Nights of Our Lives) in the title role. Brett Douglas (My Big Gay Italian Wedding) plays his unfortunate victim, while Wayne Henry (The Collin Quinn Show, The Play About the Naked Guy), Jason Salmon (30 Rock & MTV) & Suzanne Stein (Remotely Controlled) take on Hooper, Brody & Quint. Laura Daniel (NYMF Award for The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun) is the cast's only newcomer in the role of Sally, the object of Jaw's affection. Clare Cooper (Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding, Memphis) tackles music, with Steven McElroy (What Happened Was...) playing director to this cast of high-energy hams!