The production, by Jonathan Reinis (two-time Tony Award winner for Dame Edna: The Royal Tour and Russell Simmon’s Def Poetry Jam) and Glynis Henderson (international producer of Stomp), will play nine performances only, running through Oct. 12.
Ennio: The Living Paper Cartoon is directed and designed by Ennio Marchetto and Sosthen Hennekam. The production features Marchetto revolutionizing the art of origami into a unique performance.
According to press notes, "With his hilarious physical comedy, a sizzling soundtrack and ingenious paper costumes Ennio magically and hysterically morphs into over 50 of our favorite personalities from Lady Gaga and Eminem to Fred Astaire and Mona Lisa."
Now in its eighth year, the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) is the largest annual musical theatre event in America and is widely regarded as the essential source for new material and talent discovery.
The 47th Street Theatre is located at 304 West 47th Street. For more information and tickets, call (212) 352-3101 or visit www.nymf.org.