Anne Kauffman to direct Sarah Silverman musical ‘The Bedwetter’

Anne Kauffman will direct The Bedwetter, an upcoming musical primarily based totally on Sarah Silverman’s life.

Deadline confirmed Tuesday that Kauffman will direct the model-new Off-Broadway musical, an Atlantic Theater Company adaptation of Silverman’s memoir The Bedwetter.

Playbill talked about previews begin April 25, 2020, at Linda Gross Theater in New York. The musical could have a restricted run by the use of June 14. The stable and creative employees have however to be launched.

Silverman is writing the musical’s e-book with Joshua Harmon and lyrics with former Fountains of Wayne member Adam Schlesinger. Schlesinger may even write music.

Kauffman’s stage credit score embrace directing Bellville, Smokefall and The Lucky Ones. She is a three-time Obie Award winner and gained the 2018 Lortel Award for Outstanding Direction of a Play for Mary Jane.

The Bedwetter, revealed in 2010, recounts Silverman’s upbringing and comedic influences. Silverman cites Garry Shandling as her largest have an effect on and appeared throughout the HBO documentary The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling in 2018.

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