Mercy to get a dose of ‘Laughter’

11/21/2013 1:06 PM |
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO Ian Byrne of Baiting Hollow as Max Prince (left), Johnny Tumminello of Jamesport as Lucas Brickman (center) and Danielle Allen of Riverhead as Carol Wyman in Act I Scene I of Neil's Simon's 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor'.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO Ian Byrne of Baiting Hollow as Max Prince (left), Johnny Tumminello of Jamesport as Lucas Brickman (center) and Danielle Allen of Riverhead as Carol Wyman in Act I Scene I of Neil’s Simon’s ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor’.

The McGann-Mercy Theatre Company kicks off its production of ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor’ tonight at 7:30 p.m., the first of three performances of the Neil Simon play.

The play is inspired by Mr. Simon’s early career working as a junior copywriter for a variety show in the 1950s.

The play will run from Thursday, Nov. 21st through Saturday, Nov. 23rd in the school auditorium, the show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $8 per person and are sold at the door. For more information on Laughter on the 23rd Floor, call 631.727.5900, ext. 310.

Click through the slideshow to see some pictures from the play’s rehearsal.