— Julie White stars in the New York premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play.
|On Sale||aug 01, 2009|
|Preview||oct 09, 2009|
|Opening||nov 05, 2009|
|Closing||jan 17, 2010|
90 minutes. (No Intermission)
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This biting comedy takes place behind the scenes during the Broadway run of a long lost Kafka play, introducing a cast of characters including a star who doesn’t understand the play, a disgruntled stage manager, a stoner set technician and an understudy trapped in a thankless job amidst all the comic chaos.
What Is The Understudy Like?
One part behind-the-scenes comedy, one part valentine to the theater, The Understudy is a ridiculous comic romp through the inner workings of the less-than-glamorous side of Broadway. In a breezy 90 minutes, the performers run the Rialto lovingly through the ringer, throwing playwright Theresa Rebeck ...