Ayers, who has also been seen on Broadway in Avenue Q, replaces the previously announced Stephanie Kurtzuba for the 7 PM reading. Directed by Jeremy Dobrish, the cast for the one-night-only performance will also feature Jersey Boys' Daniel Reichard, The Wedding Singer's David Josefsberg, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change's Sandy Rustin and By Jeeves' Molly Renfroe Katz, with Neiman in the title role.
"Facing a failing music career," read press notes, "Jordan Goldman hatches a scheme to have a bar mitzvah in order to extort thousands of dollars in gift monies from the Jewish community. But the real 'Sting' might take on a whole new meaning as he learns what it truly means to 'become a man.'"
The Abingdon Theatre is located in Manhattan at 312 West 36th Street, west of Eighth Avenue. Those interested in attending should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.