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Enter the Guardsman
Previews May 9

The Weissberger Theater Group's (Jay Harris, Producer) first production since the Tony Award-winning Side Man will be the New York city Premiere of Enter the Guardsman, A Musical Romance; with book by Scott Wentworth, music by Craig Bohmler and lyrics by Marion Adler; based on The Guardsman by Ferenc Molnar; directed by Mr. Wentworth. Performances begin Tuesday May 9th, with opening night on Thursday, May 18th, Weissberger Theater Group at the Dimson Theatre (Vineyard - 108 East 15th Street); for a limited four week engagement only.

It will star Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde - Drama Desk, Outer Critics' Awards, Tony nomination, Phantom, Les Miserables), Marla Schaffel (Jane Eyre; Titanic, Les Miserables), Mark Jacoby (Ragtime, Show Boat - Tony, Drama Desk nominations; Phantom); with Derin Altay (Show Boat, Buddy Crutchfield (The Most Happy Fella, The It Girl), Kate Dawson (A Christmas Carol, I Won't Dance), and Rusty Ferracane (The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me). The Design Staff includes Molly Reynolds (set & costumes) and David Ferdinand (sound).

The critics acclaimed Enter the Guardsman's American Premiere at the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival last fall. Variety, AP, The Star-Ledger and Talkin' Broadway's own critic, Wendy Guida, all raved. Enter the Guardsman was first presented at Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, where it received a 1997 Olivier Award nomination for Best Musical.

The performance schedule is as follows: Tuesday through Friday evenings at 8PM; Saturdays at 3PM & 8PM; and Sundays at 2PM & 7PM. All tickets are $39.50. For ticket information and reservations, please call Tele-Charge at (212) 239-6200 or at

Weissberger Theatrer Group is a not-for-profit company founded by entertainment attorney Jay Harris to present new plays to New York audiences. Its previous productions were Warren Leight's Tony Award-winning Side Man, Lee Blessing's Down the Road; Gary Lennon's Dates and Nuts; and Catherine Butterfield's The Truth Lies

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