I knew it. Right after seeing THE PERFORMERS and leaving the theater disappointed, I thought it will not have a long run. Didn’t know it will be this quick.
“The Performers,” a new Broadway comedy set in the world of the pornographic film industry, will close on Sunday, only days after opening toharsh reviews. It will have played 7 performances and 23 previews at the Longacre Theater.
Despite a cast that includes Henry Winkler, Cheyenne Jackson and Alicia Silverstone, most critics weren’t amused. Ben Brantley said in The New York Times that the play “feels like a throwback to the more discreetly risqué entertainments of 40 and 50 years ago. “