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Wallis was a singer-
songwriter in the
1940s and 1950s,
whose naughty and
songs included "I
Need A Man Of My
Own," "Ugly Man
With Money" and
Leading the cast is
Max Perlman, who
last appeared in the
Broadway revival of
Paul Reiser, Kate Blumberg and Skip Sudduth in
"Riverside Drive," one of two one-act plays comprising
"Writer's Block," written and directed by Woody Allen.
between men and women.
Born in the Soviet Union, Smirnoff
emigrated to the United States in
1977 and became a citizen in 1986.
Through May 26th.
At the American Airlines Theater, 227
West 42nd St., (212) 719-1300.
I Am My Own Wife is a one-man
show based on a true story about
Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a cross-
dressing German eccentric in wartime
Berlin, who survived both the Nazis
and the ensuing Communist regime.
Written by Doug Wright, who also
wrote the screenplay for the film
Quills, the production is directed by
Moises Kaufman, the South
American-born Jewish founder and
artistic director of New York City's
Tectonic Theater Project, notable for
its creation of The Laramie Project,
about murdered gay college student
Matthew Shepard. Through June 8th.
At the Playwrights Horizons'
Mainstage Theater, 416 West 42nd St.,
Meshugahs based on a novel by Isaac
Bashevis Singer, is a tragicomic por-
trait of a community of Jewish émi-
grés, set in New York in the 1950s.
Emily Mann adapted the novel for
the stage. Her first play, Anulla: An
Autobiography, was based on memories
of a survivor of the Treblinka concen-
tration camp. She also wrote Having
Our Say, a stage version of the book
with the same name by black cente-
narians Sarah and Bessie Delaney.
Through May 31st.
At the Rodney Kirk Theatre, 410 W
42nd St., (212) 279-4200.
Boobs! The Musical' The World
According to Ruth Wallis opens May 19.
Total Bill I
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order of $125
At the Neil Simon Theatre, 250 West
52nd St., (212) 307-4100.
La Boheme, nominated for six Tonys
and a modernization of Puccini's
famous opera, is directed by Baz
Luhrmann, of Moulin Rouge fame.
One of the show's producers is Oak
Park native and University of
Michigan graduate Jeffrey Seller.
At the Broadway Theater, 1681
Broadway at 53rd St., (212) 239-6200
Movin' Out, nominated for 10 Tonys,
follows a group of lifelong friends
from the 1960s through the 1980s
and features Scott Wise and Benjamin
G. Bowman in its 27-member cast.
The show also is part of Detroit's
Fisher Theatre 2003-2004 season.
. At the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226
West 46th St., (212) 307-4100.0
The Tony Awards air 8-10 p.m.
Sunday, June 8, on CBS, from
Radio City Music Hall in New
York City. This year, there is a lim-
ited number of tickets available for
sale to the public. Tickets are $125,
$350 and $700 and may be ordered
by phone at (212) 307-4544.
Not good with any other offer.
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Hairspray, nominated for 13 Tony
Awards, has two Jewish leads —
Marissa Jaret Winokur and Harvey
Fierstein. Composer Marc Shaiman
helmed the show's musical score, for
which he won a Grammy.
With any catering
Kiss Me, Kate.
At the Triad Theatre,
158 West 72nd St.,
Although the following three shows
debuted last year, they just received
multiple nominations for Tony Awards
and are worth consideration for your
next Big Apple visit.
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