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When:   December 17, 2009 7:00pm-9:00pm
Where:   Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E. 3rd Street, between B & C, Manhattan
Price:   $15 (regularly $18)
Type:   Arts

A new play written and directed by Daniel F. Levin (PC '98) and featuring Alex Borinsky, Jenny Nissel, and Felicia Ricci of the Class of '08, is opening for a 3-week run at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in the East Village.  The play is a dark countertelling of "It's a Wonderful Life" as told by Sam Wainwright, perennial runner-up to George Bailey.

Yale Alumni Night: Thursday, December 17th, 7:00pm, Yalies get in for $15.00

Email This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript to reserve a spot, or call Erin at 646-290-7897, and mention you're a Yale alum/current student.  Or show up at the  box office on the 17th. 

For tickets to any other performance, visit

Performances will run from December 4th-December 20th, Thursdays-Sundays (Th-Sat @ 7:00pm and Sun @ 5:00pm). Tickets: $18

Come on out, support your fellow Elis and take in a wild night of new theater.  It's the show George Bailey doesn't want you to see!

Everyone loves It's a Wonderful Life's hero, George Bailey. That's a fact. But what if a historically overlooked character, Sam Wainwright, were given the chance to tell his side of the story? Could he give voice to the people not quite at the center of their community, those less likable types who hold grudges, impress with money, sit on their jealousy, ie. the rest of us? Part morality tale, part vaudevillian romp, HEE-HAW looks at the underbelly of the Holiday Season. You are now leaving Bedford Falls...

Creative Team: Daniel F. Levin - Director, Sheila Phalon - Set Designer, Natalie Robin - Lighting Designer, Anna Lacivita - Costume Designer, Joy Son - Music Director, Beth Portnoy - movement advisor, Greg Kilarjian Publicist, La Vie Productions Consulting Producer. Cast: Natalie Bird*, Lauren Blackman*, Alex Borinsky, Jenny Nissel, Sam Port, Felicia Ricci, Michael Sutherland, Molly Thomas*. (*appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association).

HEE-HAW: It's a wonderful li e
written by Daniel F. Levin as dictated by Sam Wainwright, Chair, Wainwright Plastics (where George Bailey was offered a job on the ground floor but turned Sam down cold!)


Additional Info/Contact:
Reservations: This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript or call Erin at 646-290-7897