MTC Extends Off-Broadway Runs of Ruined and Humor Abuse

News   MTC Extends Off-Broadway Runs of Ruined and Humor Abuse Manhattan Theatre Club announced March 20 the extensions for two world-premiere shows currently at the troupe's New York City Center home: Ruined and Humor Abuse.

Ruined, the acclaimed new play by Lynn Nottage with direction by Kate Whoriskey, has been extended for a third time, now through May 3 at Stage I. The drama about violence against women in Africa is a co-production by Manhattan Theatre Club and Goodman Theatre. Humor Abuse, the new one-man autobiographical show created by Lorenzo Pisoni (who stars) and Erica Schmidt, has been extended for one week at Stage II, to April 19. The production is directed by Schmidt. It tells of Pisoni's coming of age in a circus family.

Tickets for Ruined are $75; tickets for Humor Abuse are $52. Tickets are available at New York City Center box office at 131 W. 55th Street, or via CityTix at (212) 581-1212 or at www.nycitycenter.org.