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Cavenaugh, Chase, Gelber, Opel et al. Set for Don't Quit Your Night Job logo
Matt Cavenaugh
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The core company of Don't Quit Your Night Job has been announced. The popular comedy and music revue that has been playing monthly at Joe's Pub will begin regular performances on April 26 at HA! Comedy Club (163 West 46th Street) and will open officially on May 19.

Conceived and performed by actors Dan Lipton, Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, and Sarah Saltzberg, the show will also feature a rotating cast of Broadway stars and surprise celebrity guests.

The core company of 29 -- four of whom will perform each night -- includes Jill Abramovitz (Fame Becomes Me), Eric B. Anthony (Mary Poppins), Todd Buonopane (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Tim Cain (Godspell), Matt Cavenaugh (Grey Gardens), Will Chase (High Fidelity), Jennifer Cody (The Pajama Game), Jenn Colella (High Fidelity), John Ellison Conlee (The Full Monty), Tara Copeland (Chicago City Limits), Deborah S. Craig (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Will Erat (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Josh Gad (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jordan Gelber (Avenue Q), Jared Gertner (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jerzy Gwiazdowski (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Jeff Hiller (The Awesome 80's Prom), Lisa Jolley (Hairspray), Jason Kravitz (The Drowsy Chaperone), Stacie Morgain Lewis (Wicked), Vasthy Mompoint (Mary Poppins), Nancy Opel (Urinetown), Charlie Pollack (Urinetown), Greg Reuter (Monty Python's Spamalot), Sandy Rustin (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Amy Rutberg (Our Leading Lady), Clarke Thorell (Hairspray), Donna Vivino (Hairspray), and Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde).

Among the special celebrity guests set to appear during the first few weeks of the run are Hank Azaria, Kristin Chenoweth, Brian d'Arcy James, Paige Davis, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Hunter Foster, Kat Foster, Sutton Foster, Heather Goldenhersh, Marvin Hamlisch, Jane Krakowski, Marc Kudisch, Huey Lewis, Andrea Martin, Andrea McArdle, John McDaniel, Eric Millegan, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O'Hara, Lonny Price, Anthony Rapp, Michael Riedel, Tony Roberts, Seth Rudetsky, Peter Scolari, Marian Seldes, Christopher Sieber, Mary Testa, Alan Tudyk, Patrick Wilson, B.D. Wong, and Adrian Zmed.

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