Written by Bill Squier and Jeffrey Lodin, Top of the Heap tells the story of two 1950s New York nightclub comics who struggle to maintain their integrity as they rise to fame. The production, a staged reading, will be directed by Andrew Volkoff and will star Eddie Korbich (Seussical, Carousel) and Marcus Neville (The Full Monty, City of Angels). Also in the cast are John Hickok, Mary Ellen Ashley, Jerold Goldstein, Susan Haefner, Bridget Bierne, Jared Stein, James Jackson, and Kiera O'Neill.
The Top of the Heap readings will take place at the Broadway Theater Institute (210 West 50th Street, Second Floor) at 7pm on April 28 and 3pm on April 29. Tickets are $15 and reservations may be made by calling 212-956-5481, ext. 203.