How to Be a New Yorker, the Off-Broadway comedy written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, moves to The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square beginning Sept. 20. The show finished its run at Sofia's Downstairs Theater Aug. 17.
How to Be a New Yorker officially opened Off-Broadway Oct. 17, 2012, following previews that began Aug. 22, 2012.
Obie Award winner Robert Ross Parker directs actor-comedians and licensed NYC tour guides Copeland and Doyle in the comic romp, which includes stories from "the world's largest landfill in Staten Island to the home of the Bronx Bombers" as well as a pre-show lunch or dinner.
The Planet Hollywood edition of How to Be a New Yorker introduces new material, including the debut of its new sketch "Real Housewives of the Upper East Side."
The show, according to press notes, "delivers a laugh-filled tour around the greatest city in the world with actors, comedians and licensed tour guides Ms. Copeland and Mr. Doyle as they play over 70 characters. Under the direction of Obie Award winner Robert Ross Parker, this 'Saturday Night Live' style comedy features a hilarious look at NYC's 400-year history. Immigrants, construction workers, muggers, Wall Street bankers, panhandlers, MTA workers, and Mayor Bloomberg all get a solid lampooning! It doesn't matter if you were born on the Upper West Side or just took your first terrifying cab ride, you will love learning How to Be a New Yorker."
The creative team includes set designer Nick Francone and costume designer Janell Clingenpeel.
How to Be a New Yorker is produced Off-Broadway by CRC Productions and Marie B Productions.
The performance schedule is Fridays at 7 PM and Saturdays at 1:30 PM and 7 PM. The entrance is located on 45th Street just east of Broadway. Lunch or dinner is served at each performance.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You