Disharmony: Freeman's Glee Club Opens Off-Broadway March 6

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Matthew Freeman's Glee Club, a high-stakes comedy about a men's choral troupe, officially opens Off-Broadway March 6 at the Access Theater after previews that began March 3.

Kyle Ancowitz directs the play, which premiered last summer as part of the Antidepressant Festival at The Brick. The Blue Coyote Theater Group presentation of Glee Club will run through April 3.

The cast features Bruce Barton, Robert Buckwalter, Steven Burns, David DelGrosso, Carter Jackson, Stephen Speights, Tom Staggs and Matthew Trumbull.

Glee Club, according to press notes, follows "eight misfit members of Romeo, Vermont’s cut-throat Glee Club. They are on the verge of meltdown after their soloist makes the disastrous decision to save his own life. Will they be ready in time for the big recital? And isn’t music the most important thing? Glee Club is a comedy about singing. Singing makes people happy."

The production features the song "The World Will Make You Smile," penned by Stephen Speights. Designing Glee Club are Robert Monaco (set design), Wheeler Kincaid (lighting design) anda Jonna McElrath (costume design).

Freeman's plays include The Death of King Arthur, Reasons for Moving, Genesis, 465, The Great Escape, The Americans, The Most Wonderful Love, What To Do To A Girl, The White Swallow and When is a Clock, Trayf, An Interview with the Author and Exposition. For tickets phone (212) 868-4444 or visit Smarttix. The Access Theater is located at 380 Broadway.

The cast of <i>Glee Club</i>
The cast of Glee Club
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