Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

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Play It Cool

Closed October 8, 2011

Everybody's got a secret at Mary's Hideaway....

Why See Play It Cool?

Sexy... sultry... repressive... Hollywood 1953, an underground nightclub where everyone's got a secret.

Against a sexy Hollywood backdrop, and inspired by film noir, it examines the laws governing such clubs of the time; when every glance had a double meaning, every word was an innuendo and everything had to be done to strict code.

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Previews from: 2 September 2011

Opening night: 14 September 2011


May be inappropriate for 10 and under (Language). Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Run time

2 hours 10 minutes, including one intermission.

And before you stop reading

No Performance:
Sunday, 9/4 @ 3pm & 7pm
Wednesday, 9/7 @ 2pm
Saturday, 9/24 @ 2pm & 8pm
Sunday, 9/25 @ 3pm & 7pm.

Cast and Creative


Sally Mayes as Mary
Michael Buchanan as Will
Chris Hoch as Eddie
Robyn Hurder as Lena
Michael F. McGuirk as Henry


Author - Larry Dean Harris/ Martin Casella
Music - Phillip Swann; with additional music by Jim Andron, Michael Cruz, Marilyn Harris, Emilio Palame, Larry Steelman
Lyrics - Mark Winkler
Director - Sharon Rosen
Choreography - Marc Kimelman
Book - Martin Casella and Larry Dean Harris

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