Full Cast Announced for NYC Premiere of Award-Winning Musical Adding Machine

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The complete cast has been announced for the New York City premiere of the musical Adding Machine, which was critically acclaimed in an earlier Chicago run. Previews begin Feb. 7 toward an opening of Feb. 25 at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre.

A Joseph Jefferson Award winner for Best New Musical, Adding Machine — based on the expressionist play by Elmer Rice — features a score by Joshua Schmidt and a libretto by Jason Loewith and Schmidt. David Cromer directs, as he did the world premiere at Chicago's Next Theatre Company.

Joining the previously announced trio of Cyrilla Baer as Mrs. Zero, Joel Hatch as Mr. Zero and Amy Warren as Daisy (all reprising their acclaimed performances from the original production) will be Joe Farrell as Shrdlu, Jeff Still in multiple roles as the Boss, Fixer and Charles, Adinah Alexander as Mrs. Two, Niffer Clarke as Mrs. One, Roger E. DeWitt as Mr. Two and Daniel Marcus as Mr. One.

"Darkly comic and heartbreakingly beautiful, Adding Machine, a musical adaptation of Elmer Rice's incendiary 1923 play, tells the story of Mr. Zero, who after 25 years of service to his company is replaced by a mechanical adding machine," according to production notes. "In a vengeful rage, he murders his boss. An eclectic score gives passionate and memorable voice to this stylish and stylized production, which follows Zero's journey to the afterlife in the Elysian Fields where he is met with one last chance for romance and redemption."

Adding Machine is produced Off-Broadway by Scott Morfee, Tom Wirtshafter and Margaret Cotter and features scenic design by Takeshi Kata, lighting design by Keith Parham, costume design by Kristine Knanishu, sound design by Tony Smolenski, projection design by Peter Flaherty, properties design by Michele Spadaro and musical direction by J. Oconer Navarro.

One block south of West 3rd Street and east of Sixth Avenue, The Minetta Lane Theatre is located at 18 Minetta Lane in Greenwich Village. The performance schedule for Adding Machine is Tuesday-Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 3 & 8 PM and Sunday at 3 PM. Tickets are $65 and are available by calling the Minetta Lane Theatre box office at (212) 420-8000 or Ticketmaster at (212) 307-4100 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com.

A limited number of $25 student rush tickets will be available in person at the box office on the day of the performance, subject to availability.

For more information visit www.addingmachineamusical.com.

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