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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-12-13

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Lucky Guy, the last play written by
Nora Ephron before her death this
year, tells the story of tabloid journalist
Mike McAlary, who won a Pulitzer Prize
for his coverage of the Abner Louima
case in which a Haitian immigrant was
unjustly brutalized by the New York
City police. Tom Hanks stars in his
Broadway debut. Previews begin March
1; the show opens on April 1 and closes
on May 19:
At the Broadhurst Theater. 235 West
44th St. (212) 239-6200.

Manilow on Broadway features Barry
Manilow singing many of his top-40
hits. Previews start Jan. 18; the show
opens on Jan. 24 and closes Feb. 9.
At the St. James Theatre. 246 West
44th St. (212) 239-6200.

Motown the Musical follows Barry
Gordy's path from boxer to music
mogul. Previews begin March 11; the
show opens April 16. Lighting designer

New Years Eve?

Natasha Katz is the wife of Dan Moses
Schreier, a sound designer and Detroit
native.

At the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. 205
West 46th St. (800)745-3000.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood, featuring
Gregg Edelman, is a revival in which
a large ensemble of actors mounts a
staging of Charles Dickens' unfinished
novel so the audience can decide who
murdered the title character. Through
Feb. 10.

BY TOM JONES • LYRICS BY HARVEY SCHMIDT

At Studio 5.254 West 54th St. (212)
719-1300.

ON STAGE NOW THROUG

Come party with the JET
as we welcome 1113!

Picnic, a revival of the William Inge
play about a sexy young drifter who
arrives in a small Midwestern town,
changing its inhabitants, stars Mare
Winningham, Ellen Burstyn and Ben
Rappaport and is directed by Sam
Gold. Opens Dec. 14; through Feb. 24.
At the American Airlines Theatre. 227
West 42nd St. (212) 719-1300.

Our New Year's Eve extravaganza includes tickets to the 9 p.m. performance of the fantas-
tic hit musical comedy / Do! I Do!, based on the play The Fourposter. It will be followed by
dancing to all your favorite tunes, a scrumptious buffet, a midnight champagne toast and the
pleasure of being with a lively, friendly crowd. Whether you're a single or a couple, come
enjoy a splendid farewell to the year 2012 with us at the JET.

Tickets are $85 per person. (Subscribers with tickets to another performance may
exchange them for the New Year's Eve show at a pro-rated price.)

OFF-BROADWAY

My Name Is Asher Lev, adapted from
Chaim Potok's bestselling novel, writ-
ten by Aaron Posner and directed by
Gordon Edelstein, is set in post-war
Brooklyn, where a talented Chasidic
boy, played by Ari Brand, just desires
to paint — against the will of fam-
ily (including his father, played by
Mark Nelson), community and tradi-
tion. Through March 3 (note: Jewish
Ensemble Theatre stages its production
of this play May 1-19).
At the Westside Theatre. 407 West
43rd St. (212) 239-6200.

The Revisionist, written by and star-
ring actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social
Network), tells the story of David, who
arrives in Poland with a case of writer's
block and the desire to be alone. His
cousin, played by Vanessa Redgrave,
welcomes him, wanting to connect to
her American family. As their relation-
ship develops, he learns more about
her past. Limited engagement: Feb.
15-March 31.

At the Cherry Lane Theatre. 38
Commerce St. (866) 811-4111.

The Last Seder, written by Jennifer
Maisel and with a cast including Gaby
Hoffmann and Abigail Rose Solomon,
tells the story of four grown daughters
who come home to celebrate Passover
and spend their last time together in
their childhood home; their father,
whose Alzheimer's is worsening, is
about to be transferred to a nursing
home. Through Dec. 20.

At the Theater Three. 311 West 43rd
St. (212) 868-4444.

To order, please call JET at

248.788.2900 or stop by our box office.

(Be sure to specify that you would like the "play + party" celebration package.)

www.JetTheatre.org

JET performs in the Aaron DeRoy Theatre - Corner of Maple & Drake roads in West Bloomfield.

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Oy Vey! The Play, written by David
Silberg, is a comedy about a wealthy
widow, her children and a rabbi, and
the handsome stranger who enters their
lives. Through Dec. 16.

At the Lion Theatre. 410 West 42nd St.
(800) 432-7250.

West Bloomfield

Hours:

I Mon.-Fri. 6:30am-3:00pm
I Sat.-Sun. — 8am-3pm

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1 coupon per table. Not valid with
any other offer/coupon

Newly Renovated

Open Dec 24,25 and Jan 1st.

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Bad Jews, a comedy by Joshua Harmon
set in a New York Upper West Side
apartment, follows the death of a
grandfather whose grandchildren argue
about who should inherit his Chai
necklace. Among the cousins, Daphna
Feygenbaum (played by Tracee Chimo)
feels she is clearly the better Jew.
Through Dec. 30.
At the Harold and Miriam Steinberg
Center for Theatre. 111 West 46th St.
(212) 719-1300.

your TOTAL
food bill

ANY TIME

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any other offer

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Note: Opening and closing show dates
are subject to change.

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Phone (248) 827-1600

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