Cristofer and Paulik Have Leads in Westport Old Wicked Songs, Beginning Oct. 19

News   Cristofer and Paulik Have Leads in Westport Old Wicked Songs, Beginning Oct. 19 Michael Cristofer and Joe Paulik will play the two leads in Westport Country Playhouse production of Old Wicked Songs by Jon Marans, which will run Oct. 19 through Nov. 5.

Michael Cristofer will play piano teacher Professor Josef Mashkan and Joe Paulik will play his student Stephen Hoffman in the Vienna-set two-hander about indentity, music and history.

Cristofer, the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Shadow Box, has also acted on Broadway in The Cherry Orchard and Hamlet.

Directing is Loy Arcenas, who also is set designer. The production team also includes Japhe Weideman, lighting designer; Oana Botez-Ban, costume designer; David Gaines, musical director; and Fabian Obispo, sound designer.

A Sunday symposium will take place after the performance on Oct. 22, and a talkback will be held after the Nov. 2 show. Open captioning will be available on Oct. 29.

Single tickets start at $30. For more information and tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or for out-of-town callers toll-free at (888) 927-7529, or visit the box office at 25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport. Information about the Playhouse is also available at www.westportplayhouse.org.

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