Off-Broadway Comedy Revue Til Divorce Do Us Part Will End Run in April Prior to National Tour

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25 Mar 2014

Dana Wilson, Erin Maguire and Gretchen Wylder
Dana Wilson, Erin Maguire and Gretchen Wylder
Photo by Janine N. Ajamian

Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical, an original musical comedy revue based on the real-life story of Ruthe Ponturo, who wrote the piece while going through her divorce from a Broadway producer, will conclude its run at the DR2 Theatr April 13, prior to a national tour, producers announced March 25. 

Til Divorce Do Us Part officially opened Feb. 18 at the DR2 Theatre. Details of the national tour will be announced at a later date.

Mark Waldrop (Bea Arthur on Broadway) directs Til Divorce Do Us Part — presented by Rosemary Kalikow, Leslie Simpson, 3 Cats Productions and Dean A. Carpenter — which features a concept, lyrics and choreography by Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer.

The cast includes Fischer, Martin Landry, Erin Maguire, Dana Wilson and Gretchen Wylder. Previews began Feb. 7.

Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical, according to press notes, "is inspired by the true story of Ms. Ponturo, a Broadway producer's wife who was unceremoniously dumped by her husband after decades of marriage. Determined to celebrate a new chapter in her life, Ponturo's character turns to her wickedly witty friends, who together sing, dance and laugh their way through the ripple effects of divorce and self-discovery in this musical comedy revue."

Other members of the creative team include set designer Mitchell Greenberg, lighting designer Julie Duro and sound designer Nevin Steinberg. Costumes are by Tony Award winner Paloma Young and Ashley Rose Horton.

An earlier incarnation of Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical played eight sold-out showcase performances at the Triad in 2013.

The DR2 Theatre is located at 103 East 15th Street at Union Square. For tickets, call (212) 239-6200 or visit For more information, visit