Out of the Mouths of Babes Opens Tonight

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Estelle Parsons and Judith Ivey star in Israel Horovitz’s new comedy about four women who arrive in Paris for a funeral.
Judith Ivey, Angelica Fiordellisi, Estelle Parsons and Francesca Choy-Kee
Judith Ivey, Angelica Fiordellisi, Estelle Parsons and Francesca Choy-Kee Carol Rosegg

The world premiere of Israel Horovitz’s Out of the Mouths of Babes officially opens June 19 at the Cherry Lane Theatre starring Oscar winner and five-time Tony nominee Estelle Parsons and two-time Tony winner Judith Ivey. In the new comedy, which began previews June 7, four women arrive in Paris for the funeral of a 100-year-old man who loved each of them.

Judith Ivey and Estelle Parsons in <i>Out of the Mouths of Babes</i>
Judith Ivey and Estelle Parsons in Out of the Mouths of Babes Carol Rosegg

The production also stars Angelina Fiordellisi and Francesca Choy-Kee, with direction by Barnet Kellman. Following an extension announcement, it will now play through July 31.

“For 24 hours, they share his apartment, delicious secrets, and a dead cat,” state press notes.

The creative team includes scenic designer Neil Patel, costume designer Joseph G. Aulisi, lighting designer Paul Miller and Tony-winning sound designer Leon Rothenberg.

Cherry Lane Theatre is located at 38 Commerce Street in Greenwich Village. For tickets visit cherrylanetheatre.org or call OvationTix at (866) 811-4111.

(Updated June 19, 2016)

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