Don't Quit Your Night Job Moves Uptown April 26

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26 Apr 2007

Don't Quit Your Night Job, a monthly evening of comedy and song that has been a Joe's Pub hit since June 2006, moves uptown April 26 when the new revue begins a six-performance-a-week schedule at the HA! Comedy Club.

Conceived by Dan Lipton (The Coast of Utopia), Steve Rosen (Spamalot), David Rossmer (Nerds) and Sarah Saltzberg (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Night Job will officially open May 17.

The four creators will be joined each performance by several members of its core company. Those taking part in the first preview include Will Chase, Sandy Rustin, Donna Vivino and Greg Reuter. Show time is 11 PM.

The complete core company comprises Jill Abramovitz (Fame Becomes Me), Eric B. Anthony (Mary Poppins), Todd Buonopane (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Tim Cain (Godspell), Matt Cavenaugh (Grey Gardens), Will Chase (High Fidelity), Jennifer Cody (Pajama Game), Jenn Colella (High Fidelity), John Ellison Conlee (The Full Monty), Tara Copeland (Chicago City Limits), Deborah S. Craig (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Will Erat (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Josh Gad (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jordan Gelber (Avenue Q), Jared Gertner (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jerzy Gwiazdowski (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Jeff Hiller (The Awesome 80's Prom), Lisa Jolley (Hairspray), Jason Kravitz (The Drowsy Chaperone), Stacie Morgain Lewis (Wicked), Vasthy Mompoint (Mary Poppins), Nancy Opel (Urinetown), Charlie Pollack (Urinetown), Greg Reuter (Monty Python's Spamalot), Sandy Rustin (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Amy Rutberg (Our Leading Lady), Clarke Thorell (Hairspray), Donna Vivino (Hairspray) and Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde).

Don't Quit Your Night Job is described as "a late night happening of music, comedy and improvisation." The show features a rotating core of Broadway stars with surprise celebrity guests.



Among the celebrity guests scheduled to appear during the first few weeks of Night Job are Hank Azaria, Kristin Chenoweth, Brian d'Arcy James, Paige Davis, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Hunter Foster, Kat Foster, Sutton Foster, Heather Goldenhersh, Marvin Hamlisch, Jane Krakowski, Marc Kudisch, Huey Lewis, Andrea Martin, Andrea McArdle, John McDaniel, Eric Millegan, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O'Hara, Lonny Price, Anthony Rapp, Michael Riedel, Tony Roberts, Seth Rudetsky, Peter Scolari, Marian Seldes, Christopher Sieber, Mary Testa, Alan Tudyk, Patrick Wilson, B.D. Wong and Adrian Zmed.

The performance schedule for the revue is Thursday and Friday at 11 PM, Saturday at 5:30 and 8 PM and Sunday and Monday at 7 PM. Tickets are priced $35 and $55; there is also a two-item food/drink minimum. Tickets are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.

The HA! Comedy Club is located in Manhattan at 163 West 46th Street at Seventh Avenue.

For more information log on to www.dontquit-nyc.com.