first_img Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on April 23, 2017 Cady Huffman(Photo: Bruce Glikas) Shear Madnesscenter_img View Comments Tony winner Cady Huffman will step into Shear Madness off-Broadway beginning June 20. She’ll assume the role of Mrs. Shubert, currently played by Lynne Wintersteller. On that same day, Jonathan Randell Silver will take over for Ethan Dubin in the role of Mike Thomas.Not only is the show welcoming new faces; it will also open up shop at a new venue. The New York premiere production will move from New World Stages to the Davenport Theatre. The comedy takes its final bow at New World Stages on July 10 and begins performances at the Davenport Theatre on July 15 (there will be no performances from July 11 through July 14).Huffman earned a Tony Award for her performance in The Producers; she was also nominated for The Will Rogers Follies. Her additional credits include The Nance, Steel Pier and La Cage Aux Folles on stage and Master of None, Iron Chef America and The Company Men on screen.Silver returns to Shear Madness after performing in the Boston production. He recently appeared off-Broadway in Please Continue. His screen credits include Rover, Keeping the Faith, Dear John and Royal Pains.Marilyn Abrams and Jordan adapted Shear Madness from the 1963 play Scherenschnitt by German playwright Paul Pörtner. Their English reworking opened in Lake George in 1978 with Abrams and Jordan starring and at the helm. The show incorporates improv and audience participation as theatergoers question the cast of characters in a unisex hair salon after the landlord, Isabel Czerny, is murdered. Think Drood with blow dryers.The current cast also includes Jordan Ahnquist, Adam Gerber, Lisa McMillan, Kate Middleton and Patrick customers with tickets to canceled performances or performances at the new venue will be contacted with information on refunds or exchanges.last_img

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