My Man Godfrey Reading to Feature Danieley, Johnson, Maxwell, Oscar, Paice and More

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East of Doheny will present a by-invitation-only reading of the new musical comedy My Man Godfrey March 6 in Manhattan.
Jason Danieley
Jason Danieley

The reading will boast the talents of Michael Buchanan, Jason Danieley, Diana DiMarzio, Sara Jean Ford, Joy Hermalyn, Troy Britton Johnson, Daniel Marcus, Jan Maxwell, Brianne Moore, Brad Oscar, Brynn O'Malley, Jill Paice, Jennifer Perry, Aaron Ramey, Ryan Silverman, Todd Thurston, Frank Vlastnik and Stephanie Youell. Matthew August directs. My Man Godfrey is based on the book by Eric Hatch and the Universal Pictures film starring Carole Lombard and William Powell. The musical feature a score by Tony Award winner Mark Hollmann and a book by Tony Award winner Rupert Holmes.

"Set in depression-era New York," read press notes, My Man Godfrey "highlights the economic gap between the rich and the poor. The musical revolves around a wildly rich and eccentric family (the Bullocks) and the 'forgotten man' (Godfrey), they hire as their butler straight from his home at the city dump. As the Bullock's dazzling, younger daughter (Irene) finds herself falling for the distinguished Godfrey, her once upper-crust family find themselves losing their riches."

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