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Enter Laughing Musical, Based on Carl Reiner Novel, to Have Revival at the York

The musical will run this spring as part of the company's 50th-anniversary season.

A scene from the 2008 York Theatre Company production of Enter Laughing: The Musical.
(© Carol Rosegg)

The York Theatre Company will revive its acclaimed 2008 production of Joseph Stein and Stan Daniels's Enter Laughing: The Musical, to kick off the company's 50th anniversary season. Once again directed by Stuart Ross, the musical will begin performances May 7 with a run scheduled through June 9.

Inspired by Carl Reiner's autobiographical novel and Joseph Stein's dramatic adaptation, the musical comedy follows the misadventures of star-struck, stage-struck, woman-struck teenager David Kolowitz, who pratfalls his way into manhood via the theatre. Casting and additional information will be announced in the coming months.

The 2008 production of Enter Laughing: The Musical, featured Josh Grisetti as David, alongside Michael Tucker (Father), Jill Eikenberry (Mother), George S. Irving (Marlowe), Paul Binotto (Don), Ray DeMattis (Foreman), Erick Devine ((Pike), Betsy DiLellio, Janine LaManna (Angela), Gerry McIntyre (Don), Robb Sapp (Marvin), and Emily Shoolin (Wanda).

General Public tickets go on sale beginning Monday, February 4.