Billy & Ray, Starring Vincent Kartheiser & Larry Pine, Opens Off-Broadway

first_img Rounding out the cast are Sophie von Haselberg as Wilder’s long-suffering secretary and Drew Gehling as a beleaguered studio chief. Billy & Ray charts the birth of the film noir genre. The comedy follows literary odd couple writer-director Billy Wilder (Kartheiser) and novelist Raymond Chandler (Pine) as they contentiously collaborate to adapt the novel Double Indemnity for the silver screen. Set in 1940s Hollywood, Billy & Ray is the true story of how two brilliant and thorny artists battled the Hollywood censors and each other to create a groundbreaking movie classic. Billy & Ray Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway vet Larry Pine officially open in the New York premiere of Billy & Ray on October 20. Mike Bencivenga’s new show, directed by the legendary Garry Marshall, will play a limited engagement through November 23 at off-Broadway’s Vineyard Theatre. Related Shows View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on Nov. 23, 2014last_img

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