Written by Elizabeth Ann Foster
The play original billed in 1930 as the antidote for today’s depression can easily be said to do the same in today’s polarized political atmosphere. Laughter is always a good remedy for both sides of the aisle. Stuart Ross has dusted off this play and has made it relevant. Follow David Kolowitz as he navigates his overbearing family, boss, girls in his life to do as his mother says – what he loves. For full review click HERE.
You are guaranteed to (leave laughing).
ENTER LAUGHING- book by Joseph Stein, music and lyrics by Stan Daniels, based on the play by Joseph Stein from the novel by Carl Reiner. Direction and musical staging by Stuart Ross.
With: Raji Ahsan (Pike), Farah Alvin (Angela Marlowe), Dana Costello (Miss B), Ray DeMattis (Mr. Forman), Chris Dawn (David Kolowitz), Alison Fraser (Mother), Magnes Jarmo (Harry Hamburger), Robert Picardo (Father), David Schramm (Marlowe), Allie Trimm (Wanda), Joe Veale (Marvin), Phil Reno (Piano), Perry Cavari (Drums), Michael Kuennen (Bass).
Scenic design James Morgan; costume design Tyler M. Holland; lighting design Ken Billington and Jason Kantowitz; sound design Julian Evans; properties design Brooke van Hensbergen; Wigs and make-up designer Kenneth Griffin.
The York Theatre Company At Saint Peter’s entrance on 54thStreet east of Lexington Avenue, New York New York Through June 9. Tickets at YorkTheatre.org (212) 935-5820 Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.