The play tells the story of Andy Lipman, a smart, ambitious kid from Long Island who dreams of a career on Broadway and hopes his idol, Martin Kerner, can give it to him. Tolins' other plays include Twilight of the Golds, The Last Sunday in June, and If Memory Serves.
The creative team includes Craig Siebels (sets), Mike Durst (lights), Joel Spence (sound), and E.B. Brooks (costumes). Shakman's prior directing credits include Orson's Shadow and Nocturne.
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