Money Grubbin' Whores, About Tension-Filled Divorce, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight

News   Money Grubbin' Whores, About Tension-Filled Divorce, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight Sean J. Quinn's dark comedy Money Grubbin' Whores officially opens Sept. 30 at 7 PM following previews that began Sept. 25 at Off-Broadway’s The Lion Theatre.

Brian Cichocki directs the limited four-week engagement, which continues through Oct. 19.

The cast features Adam Mucci as Matt, James Andrew O’Connor as Frankie, Penny Bittone as Moshe and Carmit Levité as Aviva. Michael Billingsley understudies the roles of Matt and Frankie.

"First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a messy divorce negotiated in the downstairs party room of a Northern New Jersey pizza joint," according to press notes. "In this new dark comedy, NYC union plumber Matt and his gorgeous, Israeli wife Aviva are getting divorced. The back-room deal is mediated by Matt’s best friend Frankie, and Aviva’s cousin Moshe. As the couple battles it out through cultural differences, mixed messages, and high passions, one question remains…what is the price of love?"

The creative team includes scenic designer Patrick J. Rizzotti, lighting designer Paul Hudson, costume designer Autie Carlisle and props designer Kathy Fabian/Propstar.

Money Grubbin' Whores is produced Off-Broadway by Hard Four Productions.

Tickets are $51.25 and can be purchased online at Telecharge.com or by calling (800) 447-7400. Purchases can also be made by visiting the Theatre Row Box Office at 410 West 42nd Street in NYC.

Adam Mucci, James Andrew O’Connor, Carmit Levité and Penny Bittone
Adam Mucci, James Andrew O’Connor, Carmit Levité and Penny Bittone Photo by Zack DeZon
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