Mufti I Love My Wife, With Heidi Blickenstaff, Josh Grisetti, Begins Oct. 22

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The York Theatre Company's production of the musical I Love My Wife, part of the company's acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series, plays the Off-Broadway venue Oct. 22-24.

Heidi Blickenstaff and Adam Monley
Heidi Blickenstaff and Adam Monley Photo by Ben Strothmann

Carl Andress (The Divine Sister) directs a cast that features Jenni Barber (Spelling Bee), Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show]), Matt Castle (Company), Josh Grisetti (Enter Laughing, The Musical), Jesse Means (Show Boat), Adam Monley (Mamma Mia!), Louis Tucci (Buddy) and Scott Wakefield (Ring of Fire).

Castle also serves as the musical director.

I Love My Wife features book and lyrics by Michael Stewart and music composed and arranged by Cy Coleman. The musical, according to press notes, is a "dynamic, irreverent look at relationships and marriage during the sexual revolution of the 1970s. Grappling with the rapidly shifting spirit of the time, two New Jersey couples consider merging their marriages in this hilarious hit musical from Broadway's 1977 season."

Each show in the Mufti series plays five performances: Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 2:30 and 8 PM, and Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30 PM. Audience discussions will follow all matinees.

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan is the producing artistic director) plays the Theatre at Saint Peter's, which is located at 54th Street, east of Lexington Avenue. For more information or to purchase tickets, priced $39.50, call (212) 935-5820 or visit www.yorktheatre.org.

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"Mufti" means "in street clothes, without the usual trappings."

Scott Wakefield, Josh Grisetti, Jesse Means, Jenni Barber, Adam Monley, Heidi Blickenstaff and Matt Castle
Scott Wakefield, Josh Grisetti, Jesse Means, Jenni Barber, Adam Monley, Heidi Blickenstaff and Matt Castle Photo by Ben Strothmann
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