THE TONY NOMINATED STAR OF TABOO AND CALIGULA
TO PLAY THE ZIPPER THEATRE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH
ALSO THAT WEEK -
ROCKIN' IN THE ZIPPER
2 SPECIAL CONCERTS FEATURING JEFFREY CARLSON,
DENISE SUMMERFORD, BROOKE ELLIOTT
AND PONCHO (CARY SHIELDS AND MARK JACKSON)
WITH EUAN MORTON
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH AT 8 PM
AND SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13TH AT 11 PM ONLY
October 27, 2004 - The Zipper Theatre and Bill Coyle will present Euan Morton in Concert for five shows only beginning Wednesday November 10th through Sunday, November 14th, 2004. The Tony nominated star of Taboo and the recent off-Broadway smash Caligula will reunite with his band mates from his sold-out engagements earlier this year - David Nehls (keyboards and musical director), David Matos (guitar), Ollie Hofer (bass), and Chris Jago (drums). Show times are Wednesday, November 10 through Saturday, November 13 at 8 PM and Sunday, November 14 at 7 PM at the Zipper Theatre, located at 336 West 37th Street.
Also that week is Rockin' In The Zipper, the first of an ongoing series of concerts that the Zipper and Belt Theatres will present featuring exciting, rockin' Broadway talent. Rockin' In The Zipper will commence that week with two special concerts featuring Morton, Jeffrey Carlson, Denise Summerford, Brooke Elliott and Poncho (Cary Shields and Mark Jackson). The dates and times for these two shows are Tuesday, November 9th at 8 PM and Saturday, November 13th at 11 PM.
Tickets for all shows that week are priced at $25.00. Tickets are available beginning Friday, October 29th through TheaterMania at www.theatermania.com or via telephone at 212-352-3101 (Toll Free 866-811-4111). Multiple ticket buyers can purchase a special 5-ticket pass, which can be used in any combination for all shows during the week, for $100. For this special offer, please use the code EUAN100 when ordering tickets.
For further information, please email the Zipper at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-563-0485 .
For more information about the Zipper or Belt Theatres, please go to www.zippertheater.com.
Euan Morton received Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations and a Theatre World Award for starring as Boy George in Taboo both in London and on Broadway last season. He recently earned a NY Musical Theatre Festival Award for Best Actor for appearing in the title role of Caligula, a sell-out for the festival's inaugural season. He debuted with his band at two-sold out shows at Joe's Pub last May.
Jeffrey Carlson most recently appeared off-Broadway in the MCC production of Last Easter. He received a Drama Desk nomination for the role of Marilyn in Taboo last season. His other Broadway credits include Tartuffe and Edward Albee's The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?
Denise Summerford most recently starred in Caligula for the NYMTF and Andru's Head (directed by Mark Dendy and Jonathan Warman) for FringeNYC. Her Broadway credits include Taboo, The Rocky Horror Show, Saturday Night Fever and on tour she appeared in Grease!, The Who's Tommy, and Company .
Brooke Elliott. Upon Brooke's arrival in New York last year (following her appearance in the National Tour of Beauty and the Beast) she was cast in Taboo and was then chosen by the show's producer, Rosie O'Donnell, to take over the lead role of Big Sue when the part's originator, Liz McCartney, went on maternity leave. She was recently seen in the rock musical Andru's Head for FringeNYC and is working on a one-woman show that will debut next year.
Poncho. Is the band fronted by Cary Shields and Mark Jackson, who met while performing in Rent (both have starred on Broadway and in touring and international companies). Cary also appeared on Broadway in Taboo as Marcus. Poncho played their first NYC gig at Joe's Pub in July. Cary and Mark are also currently composing and writing an original musical Lucky.
The Zipper Theatre is a renovated zipper factory that features theatrical productions, special events, live music, comedy and private parties. Artists that have performed and created at the Zipper include Alan Cumming, BETTY, Stephen Spinella, Tim Hatley, Vivienne Westwood, Sarah Silverman, Marshall Crenshaw, Bob Balaban, Mark Lundholm, Michael Greif, Adam Pascal, Bebe Neuwirth, Roger Rees, Ann Reinking, John Cameron Mitchell and Scissor Sisters. The theatre will soon be home to the new Kathie Lee Gifford musical Under The Bridge .
Bill Coyle is very pleased to be starting a new, ongoing relationship with the Zipper and Belt Theatres. As a publicist, he worked on Here Lies Jenny at The Zipper as well as the Broadway productions Taboo, The Producers, Movin' Out, Chicago and The Graduate, among many others.