Lypsinka! As I Lay Lip Synching Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date for Dec. 21

News   Lypsinka! As I Lay Lip Synching Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date for Dec. 21 Following an announcement that the show would end its Off-Broadway run Jan. 4, 2004, then another stating it would return to its open-ended run, Lypsinka! As I Lay Lip Synching, is set to close Dec. 21 at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

The new staging — which followed an extended, sold-out New York premiere run at new nightclub Show — began previews Oct. 24 and opened Nov. 5. The production will have played a total of 40 performances and 8 previews, according to a spokesperson.

In As I Lay Lip-Synching, the concert artist performs — as in the past — to the soundtrack of classic divas. Kevin Malony directs. Phil Ciasullo Conard presents the TWEED Theatreworks production.

Lypsinka has made star turns in I Could Go On Lip-Synching (Off Broadway) followed by The Fabulous Lypsinka Show, Lypsinka! Now It Can Be Lip-Synched, Lypsinka! A Day in the Life, Lypsinka Must Be Destroyed! and most recently The Boxed Set. The creation of John Epperson, Lypsinka has also appeared in the films "Wigstock: The Movie," "Vampire's Kiss," "Witch Hunt" and the upcoming HBO film of "Angels in America."

The design team includes Mark T. Simpson (set and lighting) and Bryant Hoven (costume).

For tickets to Lypsinka! As I Lay Lip-Synching at the Minetta Lane, 18 Minetta Lane, call (212) 420-8000. For more information, visit www.lypsinka.com.