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Sally Mayes stars in this new jazz musical.

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The Stars of Play It Cool Tell All About Their Hot New Musical

The Stars of Play It Cool Tell All About Their Hot New Musical

There’s a jazzy new musical in town called Play It Cool, set in an underground gay nightclub in Hollywood in the early 1950s. The show features a cast of five colorful characters led by Tony nominee Sally Mayes as the no-nonsense proprietor of “Mary’s Hideaway.” Broadway.com recently stepped inside the club—make that the stage of the ...

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What's Up, Sally Mayes? The Play It Cool Star on Donning Drag in a New Jazz Musical

What's Up, Sally Mayes? The Play It Cool Star on Donning Drag in a New Jazz Musical

Though she is a self-professed “girly girl,” Sally Mayes looks positively gleeful to be wearing a severely tailored pants outfit in the new off-Broadway musical Play It Cool. Cast as the lesbian proprietor of Mary’s Hideaway, a Hollywood nightclub catering to gay patrons forced to live in the shadows circa 1953, Mayes tears into the show’s jazzy original ...

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It's Opening Night for the Jazzy New Off-Broadway Musical Play It Cool

It's Opening Night for the Jazzy New Off-Broadway Musical Play It Cool

The new off-Broadway musical Play It Cool will celebrate its opening night on September 14 at the Acorn Theatre on Theatre Row. Featuring a jazzy score and a talented cast of five (Sally Mayes, Chris Hoch, Michael F. McGuirk, Robyn Hurder and Michael Buchanan), the show is set at an underground gay nightclub in the early 1950s Hollywood.

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Photo Preview of the Snazzy, Jazzy New Musical Play It Cool

Photo Preview of the Snazzy, Jazzy New Musical Play It Cool
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Set in “a little club off Sunset” in June 1953, the new musical Play It Cool takes audiences back to a time when simply entering a gay bar was cause for arrest. The show, which features a snappy jazz score and a film noir vibe, stars Tony nominee Sally Mayes as the owner of Mary’s Hideaway, who welcomes patrons ...

New Jazz Musical Play It Cool Sets Off-Broadway Dates

New Jazz Musical Play It Cool Sets Off-Broadway Dates

Play It Cool, a new musical about an underground 1950s Hollywood nightclub, will play off-Broadway's Acorn Theatre on Theatre Row beginning September 2. Opening night is set for September 14, directed by Sharon Rosen.

Led by Tony nominee Sally Mayes (She Loves Me, Urban Cowboy, Pete 'n' Keely), the cast also includes Michael Buchanan (The Addams Family), Chris Hoch ...

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