The Play That Goes Wrong

Now playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, NYC).

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The Off-Broadway production of the international hit comedy, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is now playing on the Tony Award winning set at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). 

Co-written by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a riotous comedy about the theatre. The play introduces The ‘Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’ who are attempting to put on a 1920s’ murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong…does, as the accident prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.

The cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG features Adam Petherbridge as Max, Julian Robertson as Trevor, Brent Bateman as Robert, Trevor Braun as Dennis, Chris Lanceley as Chris, Ashley N. Hildreth as Annie, Clyde Voce as Jonathan, and Caroline Chu as Sandra. The cast also includes Damien Brett, Jemma Jane, Latrisha Talley and Sid Solomon.

After 27 previews and 745 performances the Mischief Theatre production played its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 6, 2019, making it the 2nd longest running show in the history of the Lyceum Theatre (after the original Born Yesterday in 1947).

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, directed by Matt DiCarlo, opened at New World Stages – Stage 4 on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG features set design by Tony Award winner Nigel Hook, costume design by Roberto Surace, lighting design by Jeremy Cunningham, and sound design by Beth Lake. The original Broadway production was directed by Mark Bell and featured lighting design by Ric Mountjoy and sound design by Andrew Johnson.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is produced Off-Broadway by Kevin McCollum, J.J. Abrams, Kenny Wax, Stage Presence Ltd., Catherine Schreiber, Ken Davenport, Federman-Batchelder / deRoy-Brunish, Damian Arnold / TC Beech, Greenleaf Productions / Bard-Roth, Martian Entertainment / Jack Lane / John Yonover and Lucas McMahon.