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The Play That Goes Wrong Celebrates 300 Disastrous Performances

The play, directed by Mark Bell, continues performances at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre.

The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong celebrates their 300th performance at the Lyceum Theatre.
(© David Gordon)

Broadway's The Play That Goes Wrong celebrated their 300th performance at Lyceum Theatre after their matinee performance today, December 20. The company marked the occassion with a cake from Cakes by Dina that, keeping in the spirit of the show, mistakenly honors the 900th performance of Hamilton. Whoops.

The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong includes Ashley Bryant as Annie, Clifton Duncan as Robert, Mark Evans as Chris, Alex Mandell as Max, Harrison Unger as Dennis, Akron Watson as Trevor, with Jonathan Fielding as Jonathan and Amelia McClain as Sandra. They are joined by Preston Truman Boyd, Ned Noyes, Ashley Reyes, and Katie Sexton.

Baker Dina Jawetz (right, in maroon) gets a quick photo with the cast and her cake.
(© David Gordon)

The Play That Goes Wrong started performances March 9, with opening night on April 2. Directed by Mark Bell and cowritten by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields of the troupe Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong introduces the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, a company attempting to put on a 1920s murder mystery. As everything that can go wrong does, the accident-prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.

It has Tony-winning set design by Nigel Hook, lighting design by Ric Mountjoy, sound design by Andy Johnson, and costume design by Roberto Surace.

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