From Grace to I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Plays

By Playbill Staff
12 Apr 2013

Show: The Performers
Theatre: Longacre Theatre

Preview: Oct. 23, 2012

Opening: Nov. 14, 2012
Closing: Nov. 18, 2012

Creators: Written by David West Read. Direction by Evan Cabnet.
Original Principal Cast: Cheyenne Jackson as Mandrew, Ari Graynor as Peeps, Daniel Breaker as Lee, Jenni Barber as Sundown LeMay, Alicia Silverstone as Sara and Henry Winkler as Chuck Wood.

Synopsis: The Performers, according to press notes, "is a romantic comedy about two high school friends (Jackson and Breaker) — and the women in their lives (Graynor and Silverstone, respectively) — who reconnect at the Adult Film Awards in Las Vegas. When the night takes an unexpected turn and relationships are threatened, Chuck Wood (Winkler), the hardest-working man in the business, steps in to lend a hand. Sex, love and Barry Manilow intersect in this comedy about the ups and downs and ins and outs of love."

Check out photos from The Performer's opening night on Broadway.

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