How to Save the World . . . Begins Off-Broadway Run Nov. 4

News   How to Save the World . . . Begins Off-Broadway Run Nov. 4 The new musical How to Save the World and Find True Love in 90 Minutes, a hit during the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival, makes its Off-Broadway premiere Nov. 4 at New World Stages/Stage 5.
Michael McEachran in How to Save the World...
Michael McEachran in How to Save the World... Photo by Beth Kelly

Christopher Gattelli — of Altar Boyz fame — directs and choreographs the open-ended engagement, which will officially open Nov. 12. The cast features Michael McEachran, Anika Larsen, Nicole Ruth Snelson, Stephen Bienskie, Natalie Joy Johnson and Kevin Smith Kirkwood. With book and lyrics by Jonathan Karp and music by Seth Weinstein, How to Save the World. . ., according to press notes, is set at the United Nations and concerns the "a cowardly bookshop clerk, a sexy diplomat and an idealistic slacker [who] confront their deepest fears when an office romance leads to international crisis."

The creative team for the musical comprises Beowulf Boritt (set design), David Murin (costume design), Jeff Croiter (lighting design) and Peter Hylenski (sound design).

How to Save the World and Find True Love in 90 Minutes plays Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 PM with matinees Saturdays at 2 PM and Sundays at 3 PM. Tickets, priced $25-$75, are available by calling (212) 239-6200. New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street.

For more information visit www.HowToSaveTheWorldAndFindTrueLove.com.

Anika Larsen, Michael McEachran and Nicole Ruth Snelson in <i>How to Save the World...</i>
Anika Larsen, Michael McEachran and Nicole Ruth Snelson in How to Save the World... Photo by Beth Kelly
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