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Acclaimed ‘The Village! A Disco Daydream’ and ‘David’s Friend’ to Play in Rep

It’s time to put on your dancing shoes and boogie on downtown to the encore engagements of two acclaimed works by Nora Burns The Village! A Disco Daydream and David’s Friend.  Returning by popular demand, the productions will play in rep at Soho Playhouse Wednesday, July 10 to Saturday, August 10. Tickets, which are $36 per show or a package of both for $60, are available at www.sohoplayhouse.com.

“A revelation, specular – a stellar cast leaving you ecstatic and deeply moved,”

– Sandra Bernhard

This marks The Village’s third encore since it premiered in October 2023 and played three sold out engagements at Dixon Place.

Previous post: “UPDATE: ‘The Village! A Disco Daydream’ Returns For Pride Month” 

 

Set in New York City in 1979 and loosely based on Our Town (if Thornton Wilder had lived on Christopher Street), The Village! A Disco Daydream – is a colorful collage of characters drink, drug, dream, and dish about love, life, death and taxis, and, of course, break out into disco dance numbers. The show is a valentine to fashion, fantasy, fun, New York City and Donna Summer.

 

 

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David’s Friend, lauded as a New York Times “Critic’s Pick” when it debuted at La MaMa in 2017, is the story of a crazy friendship in 1980s New York City, a restless city during a reckless time. Written and performed by Nora Burns and featuring adult entertainer Ricky Romano, is a comic odyssey about cruising, disco, drag queens, strippers, sex, love, loss, and AIDS.

 

“A feisty and funny one-woman show… her odyssey will bring alive the period and its pleasures (and poisons) with pungent animation.”

– Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

David’s Friend is told with music, videos, costumes, characters, tall tales and torrid truths is a multi-media celebration of friendship, fun, freaks, fag hags, youthful passion, changing times, emotions, memories, Manhattan and music that moves your feet to a disco beat.

The Village! A Disco Daydream and David’s Friend

Running in rep from Wednesday, July 10 to Saturday, August 10.

The Village! A Disco Daydream is performed on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM (July 10-17) or 9:00 PM (July 24-August 7) and Fridays at 9:00 PM.

David’s Friend is performed on Thursdays at 7:00 PM (July 11-18) or 9:00 PM (July 25-August 8) and Saturdays at 9:00 PM.

SoHo Playhouse is located at 15 Vandam Street in NYC.

Tickets, which are $36 per show or a package of both for $60. Available at  www.sohoplayhouse.com

 

Main photo by Nora Fecks – cast of The Village! A Disco Daydream will feature Jack Barrow, Chuck Blasius, Kevin Boseman, Glace Chase, Ashley Chavonne, Antony Cherrie, Eileen Dover, JMV, Chris Patterson Rosso, and Drew Timberlake Hill.

David’s Friend photo was taken by Patrick McMullan.  The Village! collage created by Scott Ewalt.

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