The Encores! season opens with Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s Mack & Mabel
, which tells the story of one of silent film’s first great pioneers, Mack Sennett, and his first great discovery and muse, the comedienne Mabel Normand. Mack makes Mabel a star and love blossoms. But Mack’s insatiable drive to succeed and Mabel’s natural vulnerability—the key to her audience appeal—turn their love affair into a high wire act with no net.SYNOPSIS:
The story of the turbulent love affair between silent movie director Mack Sennett and his leading lady, Mabel Normand in the world of Hollywood in the 1920's. Featuring songs like "Time Heals Everything" and "I Won't Send Roses."
Directed and Choreographed by Josh Rhodes
Starring Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha, Major Attaway, Michael Berresse, Lilli Cooper, Ben Fankhauser, Jordan Gelber, Evan Kasprzak, Raymond J. Lee, Kevin Ligon, Janet Noh, and Allen Lewis Rickman
Show Times: Wednesday @7:30pm, Thursday @7:30pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2pm and 8pm, Sunday @2pm and 7pm
Tickets from $35nycitycenter.org