OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES' creator and producer Dan Okrent and cast member Marilyn Sokol will be interviewed by Sam Roberts on "New York Times Close Up" tomorrow night Saturday May 12 at 10 PM; it will be rebroadcast on Sunday May 13 at 10 AM.
OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES is now in previews and opens on May 20 at off-Broadway's Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). The show features Bill Army, Marilyn Sokol, Todd Susman, Audrey Lynn Weston and Lenny Wolpe. Created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES is directed by Marc Bruni and showcases five actors in a revue that pays tribute to and reinvents classic jokes of the past and present. Think you've heard them all before? Not this way. The show also features comic songs -- brand new and satisfyingly old – as well as tributes to some of the giants of the comedy world and to OldJewsTellingJokes.com, the website created by Sam Hoffman that inspired the show. If you've ever had a mother, visited a doctor, or walked into a bar with a priest, a rabbi and a frog - OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES will sit in the dark, give you a second opinion, and ask you where you got that.
PLAYING SCHEDULE AND TICKET INFORMATION:
From May 1-May27
Tuesday at 7, Wednesday - Friday at 8 PM. Saturday at 2 & 8 PM, and Sunday at 3 & 7 PM
From May 28 onward
Tuesday at 7 PM, Wednesday at 2 & 8, Thursday & Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 2 & 8, Sunday at 3 PM.
OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES will play at The Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) .
Tickets are $80 and will be available at www.telecharge.com, 212 239 6200 beginning on March 9th.