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The Off-Broadway Run of Old Jews Telling Jokes to Retire Next Month

The Chicago production of the show will kick off immediately following the New York closing.

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<i>Old Jews Telling Jokes</i>' Bill Army, Audrey Lynn Weston, Todd Susman, and Marilyn Sokol.
Old Jews Telling Jokes' Bill Army, Audrey Lynn Weston, Todd Susman, and Marilyn Sokol.
(© David Gordon)
The long-running off-Broadway production of Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent's Old Jews Telling Jokes, which has been playing at the Westside Theater since May 1, 2012, has announced that it will close on September 15. Marc Bruni, who directs, will now helm the upcoming Chicago production when it opens on September 24 at the Royal George Theatre.

Old Jews Telling Jokes showcases five actors who pay tribute to and reinvent classic jokes. It also includes new and old comic songs as well as tributes to OldJewsTellingJokes.com, the website that inspired the show.

The creative team includes David Gallo (set and video design), Jeff Croiter (lighting design), Alejo Vietti (costume design), and Richard Fitzgerald/Sound Associates (sound design).

For more information and tickets to Old Jews Telling Jokes, click here.

Tags: ChicagoOld Jews Telling JokesPeter GethersDaniel OkrentMarc BruniWestside TheaterRoyal George Theatre


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