David Lindsay-Abaire's comedy, Wonder of the World, has been extended through Jan. 5, 2002, at Manhattan Theatre Club's Stage I at City Center, the nonprofit troupe announced. Sarah Jessica Parker stars as a wife who flees her kinky husband (Alan Tudyk) for Niagara Falls, where she encounters a gaggle of choice characters — and character actors, including Marylouise Burke, Kevin Chamberlin, Kristine Nielsen, Bill Raymond and Amy Sedaris.
The play had its world premiere at Washington, DC's Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in 2000. Following the MTC run, star Parker heads back to the studio to film the Emmy Award winning comedy series, "Sex and the City."
Wonder of the World opened Nov. 1 following previews that began Oct. 11. Christopher Ashley directs.
On MTC's Stage II, John Patrick Shanley's Where's My Money? continues to Jan. 13.
The performance schedule for Stage I is: Tuesday through Saturday at 8 PM, Saturday matinees at 2:30 PM, and performances on Sunday at 2:30 PM and 7 PM. The performance schedule for Stage II is: Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 PM, Saturday matinees at 3 PM, and performances on Sunday at 3 PM and 7:30 PM.
MTC at City Center is at 131 West 55th Street in Manhattan. For ticket information, call (212) 581-1212, or visit www.manhattantheatreclub.org.
MTC announced dates for its next two productions: The American premiere of Zinnie Harris' Further From the Furthest Thing begins Jan. 15, 2002, on Stage I, and the New York debut of John Corwin's Gone Home begins Jan. 29, 2002, on Stage II.
— By Kenneth Jones