test           written by Dan Klores directed by David Bar Katz at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Pl)             FEATURING: John Viscardi, Michael Carlsen, Melanie Charles, David Deblinger, Kim Director, Thomas Kopache, Vladimir Versailles, Sidney Williams CREATIVE: John McDermott (Scenic Design) ; Kalere A. Payton (Costume Design) ; Joel Moritz (Lighting Design) ; Janie Bullard (Sound Design) ; Steve Channon (Projection Design) ; Nina Alexander (Properties) ; Jamie Wolfe (Stage Manager) ; Katie Takacs (Technical Director) ; Sam Horwith (Assistant Stage Manager) ; Achilles Lavidis (Art Direction) PRESS “Showcasing a strapping, mustachioed John Viscardi, the show, whose title is the newsroom term for a front-page tabloid headline, has the spirit of a certain kind of column: sentimental, agenda driven, leading with the heart.” - New York Times SYNOPSIS A heartfelt, no-holds-barred look about Mike McAlary, the larger-than-life columnist for The Daily News and The New York Post, and his missionary zeal to ferret out the truth.  
from left: Thomas Kopache, John Viscardi, David Deblinger

from left: Thomas Kopache, John Viscardi, David Deblinger. Photography by Sandra Coudert.

John Viscardi

John Viscardi as Mike McAlary.

Vladimir Versailles, Melanie Charles

Vladimir Versailles, Melanie Charles.

David Deblinger, John Viscardi, Sidney Williams

David Deblinger, John Viscardi, Sidney Williams.