Roundabout Delays Prelude to a Kiss Start on Broadway

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The first preview of Craig Lucas' Prelude to a Kiss has been delayed by a day. The first performance at the American Airlines Theatre will now be presented Feb. 17.
Annie Parisse and Alan Tudyk star in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival of Prelude to a Kiss
Annie Parisse and Alan Tudyk star in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival of Prelude to a Kiss Photo by Aubrey Reuben

"The cause for the delay is due to the need for one more night of technical rehearsals," according to a release. The show will start at the 2 PM matinee Feb. 17 instead of the previously announced Feb. 16 at 8 PM. The move will not affect the opening of March 8.

Patrons with tickets for the Friday evening performance will be contacted to exchange their tickets. 

John Mahoney, Annie Parisse and Alan Tudyk star in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival of Prelude to a Kiss at the American Airlines Theatre. Daniel Sullivan (Proof) directs the limited engagement currently scheduled through April 22.

Mahoney plays the Old Man in the story with Parisse and Alan Tudyk as the young couple. James Rebhorn and Robin Bartlett are also featured as Dr. and Mrs. Boyle, respectively.

Prelude to a Kiss follow the young couple's "whirlwind courtship with a storybook wedding," according to production notes. Their love is immediately "put to the test by unknown forces" when a mysterious elderly man kisses the bride at the wedding.

The ensemble cast also includes Francois Battiste, Brandon Dirden, MacIntyre Dixon, Marceline Hugot, Matthew Rauch, John Rothman and Karen Walsh.

The design team features include Santo Loquasto (set), Jane Greenwood (costume), Donald Holder (lighting) and John Gromada (sound and original compositions).

Tickets to Prelude to a Kiss at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street, are available by calling (212) 719-1300 or by visiting www.roundabouttheatre.org.

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