Mimi le Duck Stops Quacking Dec. 3

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Mimi le Duck, the new Off-Broadway musical starring Eartha Kitt and Annie Golden, closes at New World Stages on Dec. 3. The show will have played 28 previews and 30 performances.
Annie Golden and Eartha Kitt in Mimi Le Duck.
Annie Golden and Eartha Kitt in Mimi Le Duck. Photo by Joan Marcus

The musical — which opened Nov. 6. after previews beginning Oct. 12 — also stars Annie Tom Aldredge, Candy Buckley, Robert DuSold, Allen Fitzpatrick, Ken Jennings and Marcus Neville. Mimi le Duck has music by Brian Feinstein, lyrics and libretto by Diana Hansen-Young, direction by Thomas Caruso and musical staging by Matt West. Ken Denison and Carol Fishman produce.

The whimsical musical comedy is about Miriam (Golden), a restless Mormon housewife who leaves her husband to find herself in Paris. There she finds a wacky array of bohemian sorts familiar to anyone who's ever seen "La Boheme," "Gigi" or "An American in Paris."

Mimi Le Duck began its life at upstate New York's Adirondack Theatre Festival in 2004. It then traveled to the New York International Fringe Fesetival that same year, playing the Player's Theatre at 115 MacDougal Street.

New World Stages is at 340 West 50th Street.

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