The York Theatre Company will celebrate its 50th anniversary starting with a return engagement of Enter Laughing, a musical look at what challenges lie ahead for anyone with a dream of being on Broadway.
Based on Carl Reiner's autobiography, the story follows teenager David Kolowitz as he stumbles repeatedly trying to juggle overbearing family, multiple girlfriends, and life as a struggling actor actor. Joseph Stein wrote the book with music and lyrics by Stan Daniels.
The production will begin previews on May 7 with an opening night of May 12 and run through June 9 at Saint Peter's. The musical was previously revived at the York in 2008 after a weekend staging in 2007.
The company is currently presented Carmelina through February 3 as part of its Musicals in Mufti series celebrating Alan Jay Lerner.
Tickets for Enter Laughing go on sale to the public February 4 at YorkTheatre.org.