Looking for Billy Haines to Play Off-Broadway's Lion Theatre; Casting Announced

News   Looking for Billy Haines to Play Off-Broadway's Lion Theatre; Casting Announced
 
The new comedy with dance Looking for Billy Haines will begin previews at the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row March 11.
Jason Michael Butler with Apolonia Davalos, Annie Kerins and Eric Ruben
Jason Michael Butler with Apolonia Davalos, Annie Kerins and Eric Ruben

The play, which was penned by Suzanne Brockmann and Will McCabe with music by Barry Singer, will open March 25. Performances will continue through May 22 at the Off-Broadway venue. Directed by Brockmann, the cast will feature Jason T. Gaffney, Joseph Cullinane, Jason Michael Butler, Apolonia Davalos, Annie Kerins and Eric Ruben.

Looking for Billy Haines, according to press notes, "is a romantic comedy set in present-day New York City. Jamie Hollis, a struggling actor, scores an audition for a feature film about Billy Haines, a real life gay movie star of the 1920s and '30s who gave up his career to remain in a public relationship with his partner. Billy's story, along with Jamie's rather vibrant imagination and his three colorful roommates, helps him realize that he needs to make some decisions about his own unsatisfying relationship with a closeted man."

Show times will be Mondays at 8 PM, Wednesdays-Saturdays at 8 PM with matinees Saturdays at 2 PM and Sundays at 3 PM.

The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row is located at 410 West 42nd Street. For tickets, priced $49, call (212) 279-4200 or visit www.TicketCentral.com.

For more information visit www.LookingForBillyHaines.com.

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