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Single Tickets Now on Sale for Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA at MTC

 

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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB’S

CASA VALENTINA

WORLD PREMIERE BY TONY AWARD WINNER HARVEY FIERSTEIN

DIRECTED BY TONY AWARD WINNER JOE MANTELLO

ON BROADWAY AT MTC’S SAMUEL J. FRIEDMAN THEATRE (261 WEST 47TH STREET)

PREVIEWS BEGIN TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014; OPENING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

Get Casa Valentina Tickets

Single tickets to Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of Harvey Fierstein’s CASA VALENTINA, are on sale today, Monday, September 23 at 12PM.  Directed by Joe Mantello, CASA VALENTINA will be produced by special arrangement with Colin Callender, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo and the Shubert Organization. The limited engagement will begin previews on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and open Wednesday, April 23, 2014 on Broadway at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

 

Tickets to CASA VALENTINA are available via Telecharge at 212-239-6200, online by visiting www.Telecharge.com, or by visiting the Friedman Theatre Box Office (261 West 47th Street).

From four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky BootsNewsies, La Cage aux Folles) comes CASA VALENTINA, his first play in almost 30 years and his first-ever collaboration with Manhattan Theatre Club. Two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Take Me Out, Wicked) directs this funny, fascinating world premiere based on actual events.

Back in 1962, most men went to the Catskill Mountains to escape the summer heat, but others took the two-hour drive to escape something else entirely: being men. Nestled in the land of dirty dancing and borscht belt comedy sat an inconspicuous bungalow colony that catered to a very special clientele: heterosexual men whose favorite pastime was dressing and acting as women. It was paradise for these men—white-collar professionals with families—to spend their weekends discreetly and safely inhabiting their chosen female alter egos. But when faced with the opportunity to become an official organization, these ‘self-made women’ had to decide whether public recognition would help them gain a place in open society or spell their own personal disaster.

Infused with Fierstein's trademark wit, this moving, insightful and delightfully entertaining new work offers a glimpse into the lives of a group of unforgettable characters as they search for acceptance and happiness in their very own Garden of Eden.

Casting, creative team, and additional listings information for CASA VALENTINA will be announced in the coming weeks.

Single tickets are currently available for six plays of Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2013-2014 season. On Broadway, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street), tickets are available for THE SNOW GEESE (a co-production with MCC Theater), OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, and CASA VALENTINA via Telecharge at 212-239-6200, online by visiting www.Telecharge.com, or by visiting the Friedman Theatre Box Office (261 West 47th Street).

At MTC’s Off-Broadway home at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street), single tickets are available for THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, TALES FROM RED VIENNA, and WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID via the New York City Center Box Office (131 West 55th Street), CityTix® (212-581-1212) and www.nycitycenter.org

Single tickets to the American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY, the new play by Dennis Kelly, directed by Erica Schmidt presented as part of The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center – Stage II (131 West 55th Street) will go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 30. A second production that is part of The Studio at Stage II will be announced in the coming weeks.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Lynne Meadow and Executive Producer Barry Grove, MTC has become one of the country’s most prominent and prestigious theatre companies. Over the past three decades, MTC productions have earned a total of 19 Tony Awards and six Pulitzer Prizes, an accomplishment unparalleled by a New York theatrical institution. MTC has a Broadway home at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) and two Off-Broadway theatres at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street). Renowned MTC productions include The Assembled Parties; Venus in Fur; Master Class; Good People; The Whipping Man; Time Stands Still; The Royal Family; Ruined; The American Plan; Come Back, Little Sheba; Blackbird; Translations; Shining City; Rabbit Hole; Doubt; Proof; The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife; Love! Valour! Compassion!; A Small Family Business; Sylvia; Putting It Together; Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune; Crimes of the Heart; and Ain’t Misbehavin.’

Subscriptions for MTC’s 2013-2014 season are available by calling (212) 399-3050 (Monday through Friday NOON – 10 PM, Saturday 3-6:30 PM) or online at www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.

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Andrew C. McGibbon

 

 

Andrew C. McGibbon has spent the past thirty years working in live theatre as a stage manager, general manager, producer and leader in the convergence of Broadway and online.

Mr. McGibbon worked as a stage manager and general manager for ten years. In 1994 he created a website devoted to live theatre, BroadwayWorld-Wide.com. The site was subsequently bought by, and became Playbill.com. He continued to manage the site for Playbill for four years. In 2000 he became the website manager for TonyAwards.com. With the 2008-09 season he finished his ninth year on the show. He has also worked as a webmaster for the Broadway LeagueJazz at Lincoln Center, and as the Director of Digital Media for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Since 2015, Andrew has been working as an architectural photographer and virtual tour photographer known for his photography of theatres such as the Kimmel Center, Tanglewood, Signature Theatre Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, Arena Stage and the Goodspeed Opera House.

Mr. McGibbon is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association, the Independent Theatre Bloggers AssociationActors' Equity Association and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, as well as the American Society of Media Photographers

In addition to his work in the theatrical industry, Mr. McGibbon is also a partner in Simple Solutions Distributing, a manufacturer of filtration equipment for the waste-water industry.

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