New York Times Columnist Helps Octogenarian Dad Find Love in Assisted Loving

News   New York Times Columnist Helps Octogenarian Dad Find Love in Assisted Loving New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris stars in his own solo, Assisted Loving, which will play at the new D-Lounge at the Daryl Roth Theatre, starting March 8.

Following a five-show run as part of the MCC Theatre "Theater For Thought" series last year, the work will perform at the downtown space Wednesdays at 8 PM in March (through March 22) and Sundays at 3 PM in April (through April 30).

  Gordon Greenberg directs Morris in his Assisted Loving in which he attempts to find new love for his suddenly-single and 80-year-old father. Rachelle Garniez accompanies on piano and accordion.

The "Age of Dissonance" column scribe, which appears in The New York Times Sunday Styles section also appears on NPR's "All Things Considered" and has written for The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Vogue, Travel and Leisure. He is the playwright-in-residence at the Jewish Repertory Theatre and has penned other works for the theatre and two picture books "Crispin the Terrible" and "Delia at the Delano."

  Director Greenberg staged the Off-Broadway run of Stephen Sislen and Ben H. Winters' new musical Slut and helms the upcoming Off-Broadway revival of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.

Tickets to Assisted Loving at the D-Lounge at the Daryl Roth Theatre, 103 East 15th Street, are $30 (with a one drink minimum) and available by calling (212) 239 6200.

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