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The Off - Broadway Theater of Long Island

Directed by Kerry Quirke

Andrew Rally seems to have it all: celebrity and acclaim from his starring role in a hit television series; a rich beautiful girlfriend; a glamorous, devoted agent; the perfect New York apartment; and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. There are, however, a couple of glitches in paradise. Andrew's series has been canceled; his girlfriend is clinging to her virginity with unyielding conviction; and he has no desire to play Hamlet. When Andrew's agent visits him, she reminisces about her brief romance with John Barrymore many years ago, in Andrew's apartment. This prompts a seance to summon his ghost. From the moment Barrymore returns, dressed in high Shakespearean garb, Andrew's life is no longer his own. Barrymore, fortified by champagne and ego, presses Andrew to accept the part and fulfill his actor's destiny. The action becomes more hilarious with the entrance of Andrew's deal-making friend from LA, spouting the laid-back hype of the Coast and offering Andrew a fabulous new TV deal worth millions of dollars. The laughs are nonstop as Andrew wrestles with his conscience, Barrymore, his sword, and the fact that he fails as Hamlet in Central Park.


"...unapologetically silly and at times hilarious... affectionately amusing about the theatre..."

    -The New York Times


"... fast-mouthed and funny...It has the old-fashioned Broadway virtues of brightness without pretensions and sentimentality without morals."

    -The Village Voice



Saturday May 2nd at 8pm

Sunday May 3rd at 7pm

Friday May 8th at 8pm

Saturday May 9th at 8pm

James Carey
as Andrew Rally

Clare Lowell
as Felicia Dantine

Ron Motta
as John Barrymore

Mike McKasty
as Gary Peter Lefkowitz

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Kelly Schmidt
as Deirdre McDavey

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Rosemary Flanagan
as Lillian Troy

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Photos by Michael Ryan

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