Tuesday, July 10, 2012

You're gonna need a bigger piano - Jaws: the Musical has two more performances this weekend

Just when you thought it was safe to go to the theatre…a shark swims right into your heart.

JAWS: the Musical

Resurfaces July 6th, 7th, 13th & 15th at The Broadway Comedy Club

Book, music & lyrics by Wayne Henry
Musical direction by Clare Cooper
Directed by Steven McElroy

This time he’s out for love.

Jaws: the Musical  is an over the top love story where a Manhattanite falls in love with a shark, people get eaten and marine biologists break into songs. Get hooked on the campiest, funniest, new musical to hit our shores! Featuring the songs “Fishing the Great White Way,”  “At Night He Swims Home to Me,” and “When A Shark Attacked My Heart.” 

The cast features; Laura Daniel, Brett Douglas, John Flynn, Wayne Henry, Jason Salmon & Suzanne Stein.

Jaws: the Musical won the 2002 Strawberry One-Act Festival (40 play elimination tournament) and was featured in Emerging Artists Theater’s 2007 Notes from a Page musical development series. The show has now resurfaced and with new music and extended material. 

All performances take place at The Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd Street (btw 8th & 9th Avenues), http://www.broadwaycomedyclub.comsubways/: C or E train to 50th St. 1 or 9 train to 50th St.  N, R, W, or Q train to 57th St
Tickets are $10 at the door (cash only) plus 1 drink minimum. To make a reservation e-mail, JawsTickets@gmail.com with your name, number in your party, and date of performance.
Running time: 40 minutes
Show Dates
Friday, July 6th @ 6:30 pm
Saturday, July 7th @ 6:00 pm
Friday, July 13th @ 6:30 pm
Sunday, July 15th @ 3:00 pm   

Jaws: the Musical stars the original cast with John Flynn (Oh, Hey Guys, UCB) in the title role. Brett Douglas (My Big Gay Italian Wedding) plays his unfortunate victim, while Wayne Henry (The Collin Quinn Show, The Play About the Naked Guy), Jason Salmon (30 Rock & MTV) & Suzanne Stein (Our D.A.M.N. Show, Laughter On the 23rd Floor) take on Hooper, Brody & Quint. Laura Daniel (NYMF Award for The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun) is the cast’s only newcomer in the role of Sally, the object of Jaw’s affection. Clare Cooper (Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding, Memphis)tackles music, with Steven McElroy (What Happened Was...) playing director to this cast of high-energy hams!

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