BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Begins Previews Tonight!
Arian Moayed's numerous credits include Tony Kushner's HOMEBODY/KABUL at BAM and Steppenwolf, QUEENS BLVD at Signature Theatre, AMERICAN PILOT at Manhattan Theatre Club and Jeff Daniels' play APARTMENT 3A. He received a Drama Desk Award nomination for his performance in MASKED Off-Broadway at DR2 Theatre.
A stage actor and former theatre producer, Hrach Titizian has appeared in the Universal film "The Kingdom," and in "The Men Who Stare at Goats" with George Clooney. Sheila Vand appeared in the Los Angeles Theatre Company production of PORTRAIT OF THE ARCHITECT IN RUINS and was a regular on the television series "Prom Queen." Necar Zadegan appeared in the West Coast premiere of Diana Son's play STOP KISS and in GILGAMESH at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena.
BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO has scenic design by Derek McLane, winner of the Tony Award for 33 VARIATIONS, and nominated for both RAGTIME and THE PAJAMA GAME.
Costume design is by David Zinn, whose credits on Broadway include XANADU and A TALE OF TWO CITIES, and Tony nomination for IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY.
Lighting design is by David Lander, a Tony nominee for 33 VARIATIONS and who previously designed A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, I AM MY OWN WIFE, DIRTY BLONDE and GOLDEN CHILD on Broadway. Sound design is by ACME Sound Partners, winner of the 2010 Tony Award for his sound design for the musical RAGTIME, and nominated for IN THE HEIGHTS, FENCES, HAIR and Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS and Cricket S. Myers, an Ovation nominee for her work on the Los Angeles run of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO.
Moisés Kaufman received a Tony nomination for his direction of Doug Wright's play I AM MY OWN WIFE, and a Tony nomination as playwright for 33 VARIATIONS, seen on Broadway last season starring Jane Fonda. As founder of Tectonic Theatre Project, he wrote and directed GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF Oscar Wilde, and directed THE LARAMIE PROJECT, which he co-wrote with other members of the company.
BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO is produced on Broadway by Robyn Goodman, Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Ruth Hendel/Burnt Umber, Scott and Brian Zeilinger, Center Theater Group and Stephen Kocis/Walt Grossman.
BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO will perform Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., with matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street) on Broadway. Tickets to BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO are available by calling Ticketmaster at 877-250-2929 or 800-745-3000 . Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by visiting www.bengaltigeronbroadway.com.