My Good Name, a satirical comedy of "greed, honor and power" by Arthur Laurents, will have its world premiere June 25-July 20 at the Bay Street Theatre in Long Island's Sag Harbor.
According to spokesperson Liza Rand, the Laurents play "touches on greed and honor and religious identity." David Saint (Off-Broadway's After-Play will direct
Laurents' previous works include The Radical Mystique, staged in 1995 at NY's Manhattan Theatre Club second stage, and Jolson Sings Again done the same year at Seattle Rep. He's also the librettist for such legendary musicals as Gypsy and West Side Story.
Lending their names to My Good Name are performers Steve Basset, Lynn Cohen, Gerrit Graham, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Lizbeth Mackay, Eden Riegel (Will Rogers Follies) and Brooke Smith. Designing the show are Jim Youmans (set), Theoni Aldredge (costumes), Peter Kaczorowski (lighting) and Randy Freed (sound).
For tickets and information on My Good Name call (516) 725-9500. Sybil Christopher and Emma Walton are co-artistic directors of the Bay Street Theatre, now in its sixth season.