The musical, which began previews at New World Stages/Stage 5 Nov. 4, officially opened Nov. 12. At the time of closing, the production will have played 10 previews and 57 regular performances. Christopher Gattelli — of Altar Boyz fame — directed and choreographed How to Save the World. . . , which 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."
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.
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