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2003-2004 Season

Johnny Boy
Johnny Boy
Mar 31-May 23
Written by Jeff Mandels
Directed by Arnold Margolin
Starring Rami Malek, Stephanie Venditto, Barbara Gruen, Richard Alan Brown, J. David Krassner, Tania Raymonde, Tony Danza
RECOMMENDED! "Hands down it's one of the BEST CASTS I've seen in a small-theatre World Premiere ... A middle-class Queens family ... drawn with fine, definitive strokes" - The Los Angeles Times

About the Show

Written by Jeff Mandels
Directed by Arnold Margolin

Opening Night is April 3 at 8pm.

Johnny Boy is an affectionate 'snapshot' of a simpler, more tranquil time in the life of the city we've all come to cherish, New York, as seen through the eyes of a 1950's middle-class Jewish family. A funny and touching Neil Simon-esque play about two teenage brothers coming of age during the summer of the historic 1955 Yankees vs. Dodgers World Series.

TV and Broadway star Tony Danza took over the role of 'Lee' during its two-week extension from May 12-23.

Cast & Creative Team


Rami Malek
Stephanie Venditto
Barbara Gruen
Richard Alan Brown
J. David Krassner
Tania Raymonde
Tony Danza


Houston Graham
Alison Shanks
Brian Catalano
Carolyn Ormond


Director: Arnold Margolin
Scenic Designer: Keith Mitchell
Costume Designer: Denitsa Bliznakovna
Lighting Designer: Jeremy Pivnick
Sound Designer: Robert Arturo Ramirez
Casting Director: Michael Donovan, C.S.A.
Stage Managers: Sue Karutz and Erika H. Sellin



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