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John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! is a new musical comedy about love, spy planes, harem girls, and the Notre Dame football team - complete with belly dancing and a Middle Eastern score. The time is somewhere in the mid 1960s. The King of Fawzi Arabia is upset when his son, Prince Ammud, returns home from America distraught at having been cut from the Notre Dame football team. The King vows to help his son achieve his dream of playing American football. Meanwhile, a U.S. spy plane goes astray as fighter pilot/former college gridiron star John "Wrong Way" Goldfarb lands not in Russia but in Fawzi Arabia. At the same time, star reporter (and thorn in Goldfarb's side) Jenny "Iceberg" Ericson bribes her way into the King's harem to write an exposé. When all three worlds collide, watch out! Book by Oscar winner William Peter Blatty (The Exorcist); Music and Lyrics by Michael Garin, Robert Hipkens and Erik Frandsen, winners of the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Song of Singapore. Directed by Jeffrey Lewonczyk; Featuring Jay Klaitz, Mardie Millit, George DiCenzo, Erik Frandsen, Robert Hipkens, Hope Cartelli, Peri Lyons, Adam Hargus, Tom D'Angelo, David Goldman, Kamram Khan, Robert Pinnock, Alan Tulin and Elizabeth Hope Williams. Sira, Shoshana and Zohar of the Middle Eastern dance company Anahid Sofian and Dancers, will be the featured dancers. Choreography by Jennifer Schermund and Anahid Sofian. Yaron Gershovsky serves as musical director. James Bedell (Lighting), Steven Capone (Sets), Meganne George (Costumes), and Stuart J. Allyn (Sound)

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, Off-Off-Broadway