Don't Quit Your Night Job Will Play Last Performance June 4; Final Week's Guests Announced

News   Don't Quit Your Night Job Will Play Last Performance June 4; Final Week's Guests Announced The after-hours comedy revue Don't Quit Your Night Job, which was a downtown favorite at Joe's Pub, will play its final uptown performance at the HA! Comedy Club June 4 at 7 PM.

Conceived by Dan Lipton (The Coast of Utopia), Steve Rosen (Spamalot), David Rossmer (Nerds) and Sarah Saltzberg (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Night Job, which plays a six-performance-a-week schedule, began previews uptown April 26 and officially opened May 17.

The four creators are joined each performance by several members of its core company as well as a special guest or two.

The line-up of guests for the final week follows:

May 31 at 11 PM: Gavin Lee and Richard Kind

June 1 at 11 PM: John Lloyd Young, Christine Pedi and Steve Kazee June 2 at 5:30 PM: Michael Mulheren, Orfeh and Mo Rocca

June 2 at 8 PM: Malcolm Gets

June 3 at 7 PM: Jenn Gambatese and Alexander Gemignani

June 4 at 7 PM: Marc Kudisch, Malcolm Gets and "Grease" reality stars Austin Miller and Derek Keeling

The complete core company comprises Jill Abramovitz (Fame Becomes Me), Eric B. Anthony (Mary Poppins), Todd Buonopane (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Tim Cain (Godspell), Matt Cavenaugh (Grey Gardens), Will Chase (High Fidelity), Jennifer Cody (Pajama Game), Jenn Colella (High Fidelity), John Ellison Conlee (The Full Monty), Tara Copeland (Chicago City Limits), Deborah S. Craig (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Will Erat (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Jordan Gelber (Avenue Q), Jared Gertner (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jerzy Gwiazdowski (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Jeff Hiller (The Awesome 80's Prom), Lisa Jolley (Hairspray), Jason Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Stacie Morgain Lewis (Wicked), Vasthy Mompoint (Mary Poppins), Nancy Opel (Urinetown), Charlie Pollack (Urinetown), Greg Reuter (Monty Python's Spamalot), Sandy Rustin (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Amy Rutberg (Our Leading Lady), Clarke Thorell (Hairspray), Donna Vivino (Hairspray) and Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde).

Don't Quit Your Night Job is described as "a late night happening of music, comedy and improvisation."

The performance schedule for the revue is Thursday and Friday at 11 PM, Saturday at 5:30 and 8 PM and Sunday and Monday at 7 PM. Tickets are priced $35 and $55; there is also a two-item food/drink minimum. Tickets are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.

The HA! Comedy Club is located in Manhattan at 163 West 46th Street at Seventh Avenue.

For more information log on to www.dontquit-nyc.com.

<i>Night Job</i> creators and co-stars David Rossmer, Sarah Saltzberg, Dan Lipton and Steve Rosen
Night Job creators and co-stars David Rossmer, Sarah Saltzberg, Dan Lipton and Steve Rosen Photo by Monique Carboni