Greg & Karen Freidus, Owners

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Greg & Karen Freidus, Owners

Married owners Greg and Karen Freidus are native New Yorkers. Greg is a New York state-licensed optician and contact lens fitter, who loves to study the unique history of different optical brands and connect each customer with the perfect pair. He is also a theater buff whose favorite musicals are Starlight Express and Memphis.

Karen has worked on Broadway for more than 12 years, and she is currently the Director of Sales for Jujamcyn Theaters. She is passionate about the arts, fashion, and giving back. Her favorite musicals are Merrily We Roll Along and Crazy for You. Together, they have merged their passions to create the world’s first Broadway-themed optical store, where the entire experience is engaging and fun.

Dr. Paul Marnul is an accomplished optometrist from Chicago with more than 35 years of experience. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University in Chicago and his doctorate from Illinois College of Optometry. He is an expert in fitting contact lenses and in helping patients navigate through the confusing technical details of their eyesight. Dr. Marnul loves literature, music, the arts, sports, fishing, and family. His favorite shows are An American in Paris and You Can’t Take It with You.

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Hours of Operation

We will be closed until Monday, 3/16.


10:00 am-6:00 pm


10:00 am-7:00 pm


10:00 am-7:00 pm


10:00 am-7:00 pm


10:00 am-6:00 pm


11:00 am-5:00 pm


12:00 pm-5:00 pm