The Patsy opens at Off-Broadway's Transport Group April 10 after beginning performances March 30 at Abrons Art Center.
The revival of the company's 2011 production of the Barry Conners play reunites director Jack Cummings III with solo-actor David Greenspan, and features the original scenic and costume design by Dane Laffrey, original lighting design by Mark Barton, original sound design by Michael Rasbury, and dramaturgy by Kristina Corcoran Williams. Theresa Flanagan returns as stage manager.
Obie Award winner Greenspan previously starred in Off-Broadway productions of Once Upon a Mattress, Punk Rock, A Midsummer Night's Dream, andThe Boys in the Band.
Following its 1925 Broadway premiere, The Patsy was adapted for the big screen in 1928, starring Marion Davis and Academy Award winner Marie Dressler. the show takes place in pre-depression American and is described as a "Cinderella story" that's filled with with familial and marital drama, love heists, and country club scandals.