All Dolled Up — with "NYPD Blue"'s O'Donohue — to Play Acorn Theatre

News   All Dolled Up — with "NYPD Blue"'s O'Donohue — to Play Acorn Theatre
John F. O'Donohue, who played Sgt. Eddie Gibson on the long-running TV series "NYPD Blue," will star in the new Off-Broadway play All Dolled Up.

Directed by Susan Campanaro, Bobby Spillane's comedy is set to begin performances at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre April 29 with an official opening May 7. The limited engagement, which is being presented by Colin Quinn and Working Stiffs Productions, will play through June 11.

All Dolled Up is set in the sixties and is based on the life of a cross-dressing gangster. The comedy, according to press notes, concerns the life of "Salvatore, a wiseguy from Bensonhurst who is trying to keep his newly discovered dressing fetish a secret from his associates. When his secret is out, the Italian Mafia and Greenwich Village’s Gay Community come together in a hilarious scheme to keep 'Sally' alive."

In addition to O'Donohue, the play will feature Michael Basile as Sally with Tomm Bauer, Jennifer Blood, Jamie Bonelli, Matt Gallagher, Rocco Parente, Christo Parenti and Alyssa Truppelli. The creative team also includes Kenny McDonough and Chris Wiggins (scenic design), Tim Stephenson and Dana Giangrande (lighting design), Alex Jost (music and sound design) and Billy Delace (videography).

John F. O'Donohue's other television credits include "The John Larroquette Show," "Seinfeld," "King of Queens," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "ER," "CSI," "CSI: Miami," "Law & Order" and "Chicago Hope." His film credits include "As Good As It Gets," "Family Man," "Lucky Numbers" and "Living Out Loud."

All Dolled Up will play Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 2:30 and 8 PM and Sundays at 3:30 and 7 PM. Tickets, priced at $45, are available by calling (212) 279-4200 The Acorn Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd Street. The intermissionless show runs 95 minutes.

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