Wake Up Call: Marquis Box Office Opens March 13 for Drowsy Chaperone

News   Wake Up Call: Marquis Box Office Opens March 13 for Drowsy Chaperone The box office at the Marquis Theatre opens March 13 for tickets to the new Broadway musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone, which begins previews April 3 toward a May 1 opening.

The Marquis is at 1535 Broadway.

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Casey Nicholaw (Spamalot), The Drowsy Chaperone has music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and a book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar.

The company of 17 includes Danny Burstein, Georgia Engel, Tony Award-winner Sutton Foster, Edward Hibbert, Troy Britton Johnson, Eddie Korbich, Garth Kravits, Jason Kravits, Beth Leavel, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Bob Martin, Jennifer Smith, Lenny Wolpe, Linda Griffin, Angela Pupello, Joey Sorge, Patrick Wetzel. A 15-piece orchestra sweetens the experience.

According to the producers, "To chase his blues away, a modern day musical theatre addict known simply as 'Man in Chair' drops the needle on his favorite LP, the 1928 musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. From the crackle of his hi-fi, the uproariously funny musical magically bursts to life on stage. Man in Chair's infectious love of The Drowsy Chaperone speaks to anyone who has ever been transported by the theatre."

The musical is produced by Kevin McCollum, Roy Miller, Boyett Ostar, Barbara Freitag, Jill Furman and Stephanie McClelland. Tickets are available for purchase through Ticketmaster by calling (212) 307-4100 or online at www.ticketmaster.com, or at the box office.

Ticket prices range from $25 to $110 (including $1.25 facility fee).

From Monday, April 3 through Monday, May 1 performances play Monday-Saturday at 8 PM with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM.

From May 3 onward, performances play Tuesday-Saturday at 8 PM with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM and Sundays at 3 PM. There will be no performance on May 2. There will no performance on July 4, a performance will be added on Monday July 3.

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