Postponement gives heads more time to work on show

The Broadway production of “Wrong Mountain” has postponed its preview and opening dates.

The Dodger Theatricals production will now open on Jan. 13 after beginning previews on Dec. 27. The show was originally scheduled to open at the Eugene O’Neill Theater on Dec. 14. The move makes David Hirson’s comedy about the theater the first new play to open on Broadway in the year 2000.

“Wrong Mountain” opened at San Francisco’s ACT in October to mixed reviews. The move will give producers more time to work on the show before facing New York critics.

Those crix were likely to be in a particularly unforgiving mood in the days before Christmas, with three Broadway openings set for Dec. 14, 15 and 16. Originally “Scent of the Roses,” another new play, was scheduled to open Dec. 12. It, too, has postponed its opening, which is now indefinite.

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