Peter Fogel will perform Off-Broadway show “Til Death Due Us Part – You First” at 49 Franklin in Rumford. Submitted photo

Peter Fogel brings his Off-Broadway show “Til Death Due Us Part – You First” to the stage for two performances at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at 49 Franklin in Rumford. Fogel brings to life over 15 unforgettable characters in a fast-paced and hilarious presentation. His one man show is directed by Academy Award Nominee and Broadway legend Chazz Palminteri.

Eternal bachelor Peter Fogel has significant commitment issues as the love of his life has just broken up with him on Valentine’s Day. Sensing his own mortality, he is visited by a Special Guest (Chazz Palminteri in a voice-over) who gets into Fogel’s head and acts as his conscience. Throughout the story, Palminteri mentors Fogel on how he can end all his romantic disasters and reconnect with the one woman who can change his life.

Fogel playfully warns, “All the stories I tell on stage about my roller-coaster romances are true — the names have been changed to protect the guilty.” During the multi-media performance, Fogel employs his signature wit — and vocal gifts — to bring to life such relatable characters as Russian ex-girlfriend Irina, magician and ex-fiancé Jamie, high maintenance Tanya, his college roommate “Uncle” Harold, plus his demented father and evil step-mom Eva. But, of course, they all have one goal – to continue to stress him out about his unfilled love life.

Palminteri says, “I get asked to direct solo shows all the time. Honestly, I don’t have the time – but Peter’s show jumped out at me; it’s hysterical with lots of heart– and the story really resonates with audiences. I wanted to take it to the next level.”

Peter Fogel is an award-winning comedian, actor, and playwright who’s performed or worked on over 25 television shows (HBO’s “Comedy Central,” “Comic Strip Live,” “Dry Bar,” “Married … With Children,” and “Unhappily Ever After” — to name just a few). During his career, he’s shared the stage with Robin Williams, Dennis Miller, Lewis Black, and Robert Klein. He was also the national touring star of “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy!”

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., respectively. The full pub menu social will be available for each show. Tickets are $35 day of show, but special $25 advance pricing is available at All That Jazz downtown Rumford and online at

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