Jeff Keller Joins YOU'VE GOT HATE MAIL at Stage 72
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by BWW News Desk
Jeff Keller, the first American to play The Phantom on Broadway, guest stars in Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore's comedy of errors, You've Got Hate Mail, on Friday, November 30 at 7 p.m. at Stage 72 (formerly the Triad). The theater is located at 158 West 72nd St, NYC.
In addition to playing the title role, Keller has also appeared as M. Andre and M. Firmin in the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera. Other Broadway credits include Fiddler on the Roof, The Roast, Sunday in the Park with George, On the Twentieth Century andThe 1940's Radio Hour, for which he received a Drama Desk nomination.
Hailed by critics ("The perfect bedroom farce…expertly directed…riotously enacted by a five-person ensemble!" –NY Post) ("LOL…The audience is guaranteed to do just that – Laugh Out loud!" -Star Ledger) ("It doesn't get better than this!" –Show Business Weekly) ("A rapid-paced romp with a millennium twist! Hilarious!" –Curtainup.com), ("Behind this very funny theater piece lurk many surprises!" –Huffington Post), You've Got Hate Mail is Van Zandt & Milmore's comic answer to A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters."
Love "bytes" all when an extra-marital affair goes horribly wrong, thanks to a juicy e-mail left sitting on a desktop. The story is told entirely in e-mails from laptop computers, although the play does manage to have an unforgettable chase scene - thanks to Blackberries and iPhones.