Judy Gold's The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom Opens at the DR2 Theatre July 6

News   Judy Gold's The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom Opens at the DR2 Theatre July 6 Emmy-winning actress and comic Judy Gold, who was seen Off-Broadway in 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, returns to the New York stage in a brand-new show entitled The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom. Following previews that began June 30, the production officially opens at the DR2 Theatre July 6.

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Daryl Roth and Eva Price produce in association with Jamie Cesa, Lynn Shaw, Tom Smedes, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman.

The solo show, written by Gold and Kate Moira Ryan, is directed by Amanda Charlton, who helmed the production's earlier incarnation at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The Judy Show also features songs by Gold and Ryan with additional material by Eric Kornfeld and Bob Smith.

The Judy Show, according to press notes, offers a "hilarious look at [Gold's] life through the lens of the classic sitcoms of her youth. With multimedia, original music, laughter, and love, Judy shows us how she balances family and ambition with a little help from our favorite TV shows of the Seventies, Eighties, and Nineties."

Gold's 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother received a 2006 Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance and a GLAAD Award for Outstanding New York Theatre: Broadway and Off-Broadway. Emmy award-winning writer/actress/comic Gold is the host of HBO's "At the Multiplex with Judy Gold" and also hosted Comedy Central's "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time," and the GLAAD Media Awards which aired on LOGO and VH1. The winner of two Emmy Awards for writing and producing "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," Gold was nominated twice for The American Comedy Awards' Funniest Female Stand-Up. Gold has co-hosted "The View." Her TV specials include a half-hour comedy special for LOGO, "Comedy Central Presents: Judy Gold," Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd Stand Up," and her own HBO half-hour special for which she received a Cable ACE Award. Featured in the HBO documentary "All Aboard," she was also seen in the film "The Aristocrats."

The production features scenic and projection design by Andrew Boyce, lighting design by Joshua Scherr and sound design by Alex Neumann. The DR2 Theatre is located at 103 E. 15th Street, just east of Union Square. Tickets, priced $65, are available by visiting www.Telecharge.com or calling (212) 239-6200. For more information go to www.JudyGold.com.

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