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Jerry Seinfeld to direct one-man show, 'Colin Quinn: The New York Story'

Actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld arrives for the

Actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld arrives for the final episode of the "Late Show with David Letterman" in Manhattan, May 20, 2015. Photo Credit: EPA / Peter Foley

For a second time, Jerry Seinfeld will direct comedian Colin Quinn in a one-man show.

"Colin Quinn: The New York Story" will play Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village. Previews start July 9 and an opening is set for July 23, producers said Thursday. The limited-run show ends Aug. 16.

The show is based on Quinn's just-released "The Coloring Book: A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America."

Massapequa-raised Seinfeld, 61, directed former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Quinn, 56, in the one-man "Colin Quinn: Long Story Short," which premiered Off-Broadway in June 2010 and received a 2011 Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance. It moved to Broadway in October 2010, running for 21 previews and 135 performances. A 2011 HBO version was nominated for Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special.

Meanwhile, Hulu -- which begins streaming every "Seinfeld" episode on June 24 -- announced on Thursday it will be creating "Seinfeld: The Apartment," a pop-up installation resembling Jerry's Upper West Side apartment seen on the show. The installation at 451 W. 14th St., which will include a memorabilia gallery and "interactive fan experience," will stand June 24-28.


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