Jason Alexander, Joyce Van Patten, Maddie Corman Set for Comedy's Easy, Dying Is Hard Reading

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13 Jan 2014

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander

Tony Award winner Jason Alexander will be part of a private Jan. 14 industry reading of Anthony Dodge's Comedy's Easy, Dying Is Hard, staged by Tony Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

Suzi Dietz (Fela) and Liz Carlson (Naked Angels) present the reading of the black comedy about a successful writer who chronicles "in horrifying detail the nightmare experience he and his mother suffer at the end of her life at the hands of the medical profession."

In addition to Alexander, the cast includes Joyce Van Patten, Maddie Corman, Teddy Bergman, Rachel De Benedet, Lora Lee Gayer, John Jellison, Bryce Ryness and Susan Wands.

Marcia Milgrom Dodge received a Tony Award nomination for direction and choreography of the Broadway revival of Ragtime. Anthony Dodge is also the playwright of Sherlock Holmes & The West End Horror, Free Burt Lancaster! and Venus Flytrap. He penned the librettos for the musicals Look Homeward Honky Tonk Angel and HATS! (The Red Hat Society Musical).