Diamond's Waiting for the Show Begins Performances at Wow Café Theatre Jan. 8

News   Diamond's Waiting for the Show Begins Performances at Wow Café Theatre Jan. 8
 
Angela Carolfi and Kristin Ciccone appear in Terry Diamond's two-woman comedy Waiting for the Show, which begins performances at the Wow Café Theatre Jan. 8.

Diamond also directs the work, which runs through Jan. 31.

Waiting for the Show, according to press notes, "begins during an afternoon rehearsal of a fire-breathing, snake handling, come-to-Jesus anti-abortion skit in the basement of a major research hospital. Two women, Nina and Anne, diligently rehearse their parts as Maria from The Sound of Music and Founding Father George Washington. But mysteriously, every day at the same time, the rehearsal is interrupted by Nina's trip to the Treatment Room. Mad scientists Dr. Freud and Dr. Nietzsche enter to observe 'The Treatment' that Anne administers to Nina. On this day however, all hell breaks loose."

The production has lighting design by Juan Merchan and sound design by David Burgess.

The Obie-winning Wow Café Theater has served as the birthplace for such artists as Lisa Kron, Deb Margolin, Holly Hughes, Karen Finley, Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, Reno, Split Britches and the Five Lesbian Brothers.

Tickets, priced $20, are available by phoning (212) 868-4444 or by visiting Smarttix.com. The Wow Café Theatre is located at 59 East 4th Street in Manhattan.

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