By Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by John Tillinger
With Alexander Chaplin, John Curless, Janie Dee, MacIntyre
Elrod, Peter Michael Goetz, Mercedes Herrero, Robin Moseley, Kristine
Nielson and Kellie Overbey.
Presented by special arrangement with Michael Codron
EXTENDED! Now through January 7, 2001
- One of Time Magazine's Ten
"Best Theatre 2000"
- "COMIC POTENTIAL Alan Ayckbourn, a British
delicacy long under appreciated in the U.S., gets treated right in
this deft off-Broadway production of his London hit. Janie Dee is
brilliant as a robot actor of the future, in a comedy whose laughs are
more than skin deep." -
And the Critics said...
you are going to see only one play in your life, make it Comic
Potential! One of the finest plays of all my theatregoing decades. A
-John Simon, New York Magazine
"Janie Dee gives a performance of
mouth-dropping finesse. Enchanting and delicious Comic Potential
glows warmingly with her transforming human touch. Blithely directed by
John Tillinger. And
the production has been mounted with wit and handsomeness by its design
team: John Lee Beatty (sets), Jane Greenwood (costumes), Brian MacDevitt
(lighting) and Bruce Ellman (sound)."
-Ben Brantley, New York Times
"Comic Potential is a blissful
evening of theatre. Janie Dee is divine!"
-Michael Kuchawara, Associated Press
"A Winner! An entertaining, first-class
show! Janie Dee is simply amazing! Get ready to adore her!"
-Michael Sommers, Newhouse
"Janie Dee is deliriously funny and
-Charles Isherwood, Variety