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Off-Broadway Theater Company Primary Stages to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




Primary Stages, an Off-Broadway theater company dedicated to supporting and sharing the art of playwriting, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Since Primary Stages' founding in 1984, the company has produced more than 100 new plays, including this season's productions, "Rx," "The Morini Strad," "Olive and the Bitter Herbs" and "Motherhood Out Loud."

To celebrate the occasion, Primary Stages company members, including the star of their current production "Rx," Marin Hinkle (featured on TV's "Two and a Half Men"), and star of their upcoming production "The Morini Strad," Mary Beth Peil (featured on TV's "The Good Wife" and "Dawson's Creek") will ring the bell. Guests will include Primary Stages Founder and director of "The Morini Strad," Casey Childs, Artistic Director, Andrew Leynse, and Managing Director Elliot Fox; from the company of "Rx," Michael Bakkensen, Stephen Kunken and Paul Niebanck; and from the company of "The Morini Strad," Michael Laurence


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, February 29, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET     


Brett Oberman

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