Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, 111 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036

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The Understudy

Closed January 3, 2010

Behind every great star, there's a great actor hoping he'll get sick. The most thankless job in theatre takes center stage in Theresa Rebeck's bitingly funny new look at the underbelly of the acting world.

Why See The Understudy?

Box office heroes and washed-up has-beens take heed: the play's almost the thing. In this bitingly witty and entertaining comedy by Theresa Rebeck, the lights of Broadway cast an affectionate glow over this look at one of the most notorious roles in the theatre: the understudy.

Backstage comedy about the star, understudy and stage manager of a a long-lost Kafka play.

Performances from : 09 Oct 2009
Opens : 05 Nov 2009
Closes: 03 Jan 2010

Audience: Children under the age of 5 will not be admitted to the theater.

Run time: One hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.

Show Times:

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Matinee - - 2 pm - - 2 pm 2 pm
Evening - 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 -

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Opening night: 8 October 2009


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