Craig Belknap directs the work which began at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons Nov. 26 and opened Dec. 5 for a limited engagement originally scheduled through Feb. 20. By the run's end, it will have played a total of 37 performances and nine previews.
Written and performed by producer David Black, Falling Off Broadway follows the impresario's journey from boyhood to Broadway producer — "Along the way he graduates from opera singer to spy, and from sock salesman to Wall Street stock salesman," offers a show release. Black has previously performed the work in London.
As a producer, Black has presented 18 shows on Broadway including George M!; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; The Ides of March; Ready When You Are, CB!; and The Impossible Years. He has also authored the books "The Magic of Theater" and "The Actor's Audition."
Director Belknap has staged Off-Broadway's The Killing of Sister George and Modigliani. He has also directed "Doogie Howser, M.D." on television and the film "Traveler’s Rest."
Tickets for Falling Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street, are available by calling (212) 279-4200.