Real Men: The Musical Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway

News   Real Men: The Musical Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
 
Real Men: The Musical, the new comedy about the trials and tribulations faced by modern-day men, begins previews Nov. 12 at New World Stages. The Off-Broadway romp officially opens Dec. 10.

The show features a book, music and lyrics by Paul Louis, who is the author of over 50 children's musicals, and Nick Santa Maria, who performed on Broadway as Vince Fontaine in Tommy Tune's production of Grease.

It is directed by David Arisco with musical direction by Martin Landry; arrangements are by Manny Schvartzman. The cast includes Louis, Santa Maria and Stephen G. Anthony. 

Here's how New World Stages bills the new musical: "All men are schmucks who struggle with their daily existence. Real Men: The Musical follows that existence down Manhood Lane to gain some clarity, or at the very least, explore the common bond that all men are morons just trying to get by. Real Men is a 90-minute romp that delves into fatherhood, mid-life crisis, dating, marriage, potency, and sexuality."

The engagement is scheduled to run through Jan. 2, 2016.

The creative team includes lighting designer Patrick Tennant and sound designer M. Florian Staab. Tickets, priced $59-$79, can be purchased by calling (212) 239-6200 or visiting Telecharge.com.

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