Ben Rimalower in Patti Issues ; drawing by Ken Fallin
Due to strong ticket demand, Patti Issues, Ben Rimalower's acclaimed solo show about his lifelong love of Patti LuPone and his own relationship with his gay father, will play an additional June 14 performance in Chicago.
The solo show that premiered at the Duplex last August, recently extended its New York run to June 29 - marking the sixth extension of the work. Rimalower's upcoming dates include play Chicago, IL (June 13 and 14 at Mary's Attic); as well as Provincetown, MA (July 2-4, and Aug. 4 as a benefit for the Family Equality Council).
Patti Issues will also play select Friday nights in the Fire Island Pines at The Blue Whale and the Pavilion through Aug. 9.
Rimalower earned a Bistro Award for Best Solo Play for Patti Issues. He has also directed Snoopy! starring Sutton Foster; Justin Sayre Is Alive And Well…Writing; Project Lohan; Sodom the Musical; and Night Of A Thousand Judys. He also conceived and directed Leslie Kritzer is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches.