Naked Boys Leave Greenwich Village March 7 to Sing Uptown Starting March 10
By Andrew Gans
March 5, 2004
The Off-Broadway revue Naked Boys Singing! will end its lengthy run at the Actors’ Playhouse this weekend.The sometimes comic, sometimes serious, all-singing, all-dancing revue celebrating male nudity will play its final performance at the Actors’ Playhouse the evening of March 7. The show will then reopen at Theatre 4, 424 West 55th Street, on March 10. The musical will play Tuesday through Friday evenings at 8 PM, Saturdays at 7 and 10 PM and Sundays at 3 and 7 PM.
Naked Boys Singing!’s original 16-song score includes such numbers as “Fight the Urge,” “The Bliss of a Bris,” “Muscle Addiction,” “Nothing But the Radio On,” “Members Only” and “Window to Window.” The musical comedy revue opened in New York July 22, 1999, after a successful run at the Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles. The show’s contributing writers are Stephen Bates, Marie Cain, Shelly Markham, Jim Morgan, David Pevsner, Rayme Sciaroni, Mark Savage, Ben Schaechter, Robert Schrock, Mark Winkler and Bruce Vilanch. Schrock directed with choreography by Jeffry Denman (The Producers) and musical direction by Stephen Bates, who died in 2003.