PHOTO CALL: Enter Laughing Opens at the York

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Joseph Stein and Stan Daniels' Enter Laughing: The Musical opened Off-Broadway at the York Theatre Sept. 10 following previews that began Sept. 3.
Josh Grisetti and Emily Shoolin
Josh Grisetti and Emily Shoolin Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The showbiz coming-of-age musical first seen in 1976 under the title So Long, 174th Street now enjoys a new full staging following two popular concert presentations by the York in 2007. Directed by Stuart Ross, the cast includes Josh Grisetti as David Kolowitz, Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker (both of "L.A. Law") as Mother and Father, Paul Binotto (Dreamgirls) as Don, Ray DeMattis (City of Angels) as Foreman, Erick Devine (Seussical) as Pike, Betsy DiLellio, Janine LaManna (Seussical, Sweet Charity) as Angela, Gerry McIntyre (Once On This Island) as Don, Robb Sapp (Zanna Don't) as Marvin, Emily Shoolin as Wanda and Allison Spratt (Curtains) as Miss B. Tony Award winner George S. Irving re-creates his original role of Marlowe, and musical director Matt Castle plays the role of Roger.

This limited engagement runs through Oct. 12.

The York Theatre Company is located at Saint Peter's Theatre in Citigroup Center at 619 Lexington Avenue. Tickets are available by calling (212) 935-5820 or by visiting

Here is a look at the opening-night curtain call and after-party held at the York's home at Saint Peter's Theatre:

Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry
George S. Irving and Josh Grisetti
Anita Gillette and Jamie Farr
Max von Essen
Linda Hart
Janine LaManna, director Stuart Ross and artistic director James Morgan
Joseph Stein (center) with daughter Jenny Lyn Bader and Michael Tucker
Janine LaManna, Josh Grisetti and Allison Spratt
Ted Chapin, Eli Wallach and James Morgan
Curtain Call

All photos by Aubrey Reuben

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