This spring’s PSC theater party, sponsored by the Retirees Chapter and the union’s Women’s Committee, will attend the Working Theater’s “Call Me Waldo” on Sunday, March 4.
The play comes to New York City after a sold-out run at the Kitchen Theatre Company in Ithaca, and opens February 22 at the June Havoc Theatre on West 36th Street in Manhattan.
“Call Me Waldo” is the latest work by Rob Ackerman, whose play “Tabletop,” a workplace comedy about the making of a television commercial, was a hit when Working Theater debuted the play off Broadway in 2000. “Waldo” takes another comic and insightful look at the workplace, upending stereotypes about the working class when an ordinary electrician begins channeling the spirit of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
“Call Me Waldo” was well-reviewed by the Ithaca Journal, the Cornell Daily Sun and The Ithaca Times, which said that the play “makes philosophy pop.”
Now in its 27th season, Working Theater is New York’s only professional off-Broadway theatre company dedicated to producing plays for and about the working men and women of New York .
This year’s PSC theater party will be “Call Me Waldo” on Sunday, March 4, at 3:00 pm, at the June Havoc Theatre in the Abington Theatre Art Complex, 312 West 36th Street. For PSC members, the ticket price is $20. Please buy your tickets now by sending a check payable to Working Theater for $20 per ticket and a self-addressed stamped envelope to Marcia Newfield at the PSC, 61 Broadway, 15th floor, New York, NY 10006. People who send in their money soon enough will have tickets mailed to them. Otherwise, tickets will be available for pick up on the day of the event at Abington Theatre. To purchase your own ticket and attend with other PSC members, please e-mail Steve Leberstein.