Lombardi and "Wonder Years" Star Premieres New Play Off-Broadway

News   Lombardi and "Wonder Years" Star Premieres New Play Off-Broadway
A new play, Dinner with the Boys by Dan Lauria, most famous for playing the role of father Jack Arnold in "The Wonder Years" will make its Off-Broadway debut on April 1.

Directed by Frank Megna, the has scheduled its opening night for May 4 at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, New York.

Laurie (Lombardi) will also star in the play, joining "The Sopranos" star Ray Abruzzo and Richard Zavaglia from cult gangster film "Donnie Brasco" starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp.

Dinner with the Boys is billed as "a comedy about two wise guys from the old neighborhood who find themselves at odds with the family and must serve up perfectly seasoned results with their puttanesca in order to escape danger themselves. As they await their own fate in 'the wilds of New Jersey,' this Italian odd couple reflects on their days of glory while preparing dinner for special guests, all the while wondering, “will this meal be their last supper?”"

The production, which recently played to acclaim at The New Jersey Rep in Long Branch features scenic by Jessica Parks, costume design by Patricia E. Doherty, lighting design by Jill Nagle and sound design by Matt Kraus.

The Acorn Theatre at Theater Row is located at 410 W. 42 St., New York. For more information and to purchase tickets visit DinnerWiththeBoysPlay.com

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