Beginning November 20 at STAGE 72, comedy star Gilbert Gottfried (Disney's Aladdin, The Aristocrats, cast member of Saturday Night Live) will present an open-ended NYC run of the brand new comedy production The Diet Show, which will star past winners, finalists and contestants of the hit NBC TV show The Biggest Loser.
From hysterical and heartfelt monologues to a crowd-pleasing food jingle medley to the marvelous 'magic' of Spanx, in The Diet Show performers share true life inspirational stories, reflecting on their own (often hilarious) accounts with the "Battle of the Bulge." Co-written by Gilbert Gottfried, Sean Pomper and Karen Katz, it will have an open ended run at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street) with the first show on Tuesday, 11/20 at 7pm and performances currently scheduled into March, 2013. Sean Pomper will also serve as director and all audience members will be given a free 7-day pass to Anytime Fitness.
The cast will feature Erik Chopin (Winner of The Biggest Loser Season 3), Bill Germanakos (Winner of The Biggest Loser Season 4) and his brother Jim Germanakos (also a contestant on Season 4), Tara Costa (a finalist on Season 7), Alfredo Dinten (a finalist on Season 10), Suzanne Mendonca (a contestant on Season 4), Nicole Michalic (a contestant on Season 4), Amanda Arlauskas (a contestant on Season 8), Mark Pinhasovich (a contestant on Season 10), as well as comedian Key Fitz and plus-size model Krista Mays.
Low Carbs, No Carbs, High Fat, Low Fat, Pills, Tablets, Shakes, Mixes, Sprinkles and Sprays, America is fighting the bitter fight on fat and trying to diet and The Diet Show is a heart-warming, side-splitting production inspiring audiences to "Laugh Away One Pound at a Time!" Featuring everyday people's testimonies reflecting their own accounts with the "Battle of the Bulge," prepare to get motivated to laugh and lose weight!
THE DIET SHOW will begin performaces on 11/20 at 7pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street) with performances currently scheduled into March, 2013. Tickets, priced at $44, can be purchased online at www.BroadwaysGoingOnADiet.com.