Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac Are The Last Two People On Earth, Beginning Dec. 14
14 Dec 2013
The Classic Stage Company's workshop presentation of The Last Two People On Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac, begins performances Dec. 14.
The limited engagement, which continues through Dec. 31 at the Abrons Arts Center, features direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Susan Stroman and music direction by Paul Ford.
"Following a flood of biblical proportions, the last two people on the planet discover their common language is song and dance," press notes state. "Together they chronicle the rise and fall and hopeful rise again of humankind through music that runs the gamut from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Sondheim, R.E.M. and Queen."
Mac is a playwright, actor, singer-songwriter, cabaret performer, performance artist and sometime director and producer. His full-length plays include The Fre, Hir,The Walk Across America For Mother Earth and The Young Ladies Of.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.