First stop for the celebration of the art of ventriloquism will be the State Theatre in Ithaca, NY.
Producer Roger Gindi announced that master ventriloquist Jay Johnson and his 11 fellow cast members Bob, Amigo, Darwin, Long John La Feat, Nethernore the bird of Death, Spaulding, Arthur Drew, Jackie and Ga Ga, and Squeaky will also make stops in Albuquerque, NM; Indianapolis and Culver, IN; Pittsburgh, PA; Crystal Lake, IL; and at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ.
Additional dates are currently being scheduled.
After an Off-Broadway run and regional engagements, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only! opened on Sept. 28, 2006, at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway.
Jay Johnson: The Two and Only! was produced on Broadway by Roger Alan Gindi, Stewart F. Lane & Bonnie Comley, Dan Whitten, Herbert Goldsmith Productions, Ken Grossman, Bob & Rhonda Silver, Michael A. Jenkins/Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. and WetRock Entertainment.