Happy Birthday: March 27 – 31, 2013

TACT/ The Actors Company Theatre
Scott Alan Evans, Cynthia Harris & Jenn Thompson, Co-Artistic Directors

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Don’t miss this 1946 Comedy Classic From the author of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes!

Directed by Scott Alan Evans

The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row – 410 West 42nd Street (between 9th & 10th Aves)

With Mary Bacon, Tom Berklund, Hanna Cheek, Nora Chester, Todd Gearhart, Darrie Lawrence, Victoria Mack, Joseph Masi, Anderson Matthews, Ron McClary, James Prendergast, Lesley Shires, Joe Tippett, Margot White and Karen Ziemba

From the playwright of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes comes Happy Birthday, a sparkling and effervescent gem from 1946. Follow mild-mannered librarian Addie Bemis as she discovers love and vitality through an enchanted evening at a dodgy Newark cocktail lounge. With each round of drinks, the bar comes alive; the gin bottles glow, the cash register sings and the vibrant locals overflow with spirit. Addie learns to put down the books, pick up a glass and leave her cautious lifestyle behind.

“★★★★! Critics’ Pick” – Time Out New York

“Flawless! TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has done it again.” – Wall Street Journal

“Loopy! Quite endearing!” – The New Yorker

“A fizzy retro confection, filled with laughs!” – Associated Press

“A glorious production…I urge you to go see this!” – Broadway World

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT! NOW – APRIL 13 ONLY

Performance Schedule:*

Tuesdays 7:30pm | Wednesdays 7:30pm | Thursdays 7:30pm | Fridays 8pm | Saturdays 2pm and 8pm | Sundays 2pm

*Special matinee performance on Wednesday, April 10 at 2pm

Talkbacks with the director & cast will take place after every Sunday matinee.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, March 29 – Tales of the City: Newark’s Past, Present and Future With Dr. Clement A. Price, noted historian and distinguished professor of history at Rutgers University in Newark

SPECIAL OFFER!

$44.75 Tickets (reg. $59.25) – Performances 3/27-3/31

$5 from each ticket purchased will go to LPTW

THREE EASY WAYS TO BUY:

ONLINE: Visit www.BroadwayOffers.com and use code TRHBLPTW

PHONE: Call 212.947.8844 and mention code TRHBLPTW

IN PERSON: Bring a print out of this offer to The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row box office – 410 West 42 nd Street (between 9th & 10th Aves) Box office hours: 12pm-8pm daily

FOR MORE INFORMATION, visit www.tactnyc.org

** Offer valid for performances from 3/27-3/31 only. Ticket price includes $1.25 facility fee. Service fees apply to online/phone orders. Schedule is subject to change. All sales are final.

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