In Straight Up, Stroili, according to press notes, "portrays his mother, father, brother, grandmother, and a host of other characters who struggle to understand a straight guy who 'can't work power tools, but can perfectly fold a fitted sheet.'" Show times at the intimate cabaret are Nov. 9 and 10 at 7 PM, Nov. 11 at 3 PM, Nov. 17 at 7 PM and Nov. 18 at 3 PM. Paul Stroili has been seen on screen in "Malcolm in the Middle," "The Real Whatever," "Brother's Keeper," "Getting Personal," "Chance of a Lifetime," "The Untouchables" and "Cold Justice" and on stage in A Christmas Twist, Of Grapes and Nuts, Under Milkwood, Oedipus, A Requiem, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Lovers and Keepers, Sister Bernie's Bingo Bash, Dark Ride and Tony 'n Tina's Wedding.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within the West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd Street. There is a $15 cover and a $15 food/drink minimum. Call (212) 695-6909 for reservations. For more information visit www.straight-up.com.