Breaking News: BARE to Play Final Performance Off Broadway on February 3
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by BWW News Desk
Producers Randy Taradash, Paul Boskind andMartian Entertainment, and Gregory Rae announced today that Bare will play its final performance on Sunday, February 3rd at 7:30pm after 21 previews and 65 regular performances. Bare began previews Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50thStreet) on Monday, November 19, 2012 and opened on Sunday, December 9, 2012.
"Bringing this production of Bare to the stage has been a labor of love for all involved," producer Randy Taradash said. "We are so proud of the show and its unique ability to spread the important messages of tolerance and equality. We look forward to bringing Bareto an even wider audience with our upcoming cast album and future productions worldwide."
A cast album for the current Off-Broadway production is in the works and plans are underway for upcoming productions in Korea, Japan, Brazil and Los Angeles.
The company of Bare features Jason Hite (Jason), Taylor Trensch (Peter) andElizabeth Judd (Ivy), with Gerard Canonico (Matt), Jerold E. Solomon (Father Mike),Barrett Wilbert Weed (Nadia) and Missi Pyle (Sister Joan). They are joined by Anthony Festa (Swing), Casey Garvin (Zack), Ariana Groover (Vanessa), Sara Kapner(Madison), Alice Lee (Diane), Megan Lewis (Swing), Justin Gregory Lopez (Beto),Michael Tacconi (Nick) and Alex Wyse (Alan).
Featuring music by Damon Intrabartolo and book & lyrics by Jon Hartmere, Bare is directed by Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima (Carrie, Altar Boyz) and choreographed by EmmyAward nominee Travis Wall ("So You Think You Can Dance"). Additional music is by Hartmere and Lynne Shankel (Altar Boyz, Cry-Baby, Company). Music supervision and arrangements are also by Lynne Shankel.
The Bare creative team includes Tony Award-winner Donyale Werle (Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) as the scenic designer, costume design byTristan Raines (Tribes, Murder in the First), lighting design by TonyAward-winnerHowell Binkley (Jersey Boys, Memphis), and sound design by Keith Caggiano (Soul of Shaolin). Bare is proud to partner with The Out NYC as the Official Hotel Partner.
Ticket prices range from $25 (front row, night of performance, with student ID) to $126.50 (premium). Regular price tickets are $92.50. All ticket prices include a $1.50 facility fee. Please visit Telecharge.com for a complete preview performance schedule as well as holiday performance schedules. The regular performance schedule is Monday at 8pm, Wednesday - Saturday at 8pm, Saturday at 2:30pm, and Sunday at 3pm & 7:30pm. The performances on Sunday, February 3rd are at 2pm and 7:30pm.