FREEZE FRAME: THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY Cast Meets the Press!
Tony and three-time Emmy Award-winner Amanda Plummer will return to the New York stage after a 15-year absence, along with Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) in the Off-Broadway premiere production of Tennessee Williams' rarely seen The Two-Character Play at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews begin Monday, June 10. Opening Night is set for June 19 at 8:00 p.m. Equal parts Southern Gothic thriller, black comedy and psychological drama, the work, written during a time of great personal strife, is abstractly based on Williams' close yet complicated relationship with his sister, Rose. Gene David Kirk directs.
The cast and creative tem met the press earlier today and you can check out a photo preview below. Be sure to check back later for full coverage!
Reality and fantasy are interwoven with terrifying power as two actors on tour-brother and sister-find themselves deserted by their troupe. Faced by an audience expecting a performance, they enact The Two-Character Play. As they dip in and out of performance they find it difficult to differentiate themselves from their roles and reality from illusion.
The Two-Character Play is being produced by Robert Driemeyer, Jim A. Landé, and Morgan Sills, with General Management by Brierpatch Productions (Laura Janik Cronin & Scott Newsome), Casting by wojcik/seay casting (Scott Wojcik & Gayle Seay) and Marketing by Ron Johnson.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
Director Gene David Kirk, Amanda Plummer & Brad Dourif attending the Meet and Greet the Cast and Creative Team of Tennesse Williams' 'The Two-Character Play' at their Rehearsal Studios in New York City on 5/7/2013.
Director Gene David Kirk, Amanda Plummer & Brad Dourif with the Producing Team attending the Meet and Greet the Cast and Creative Team of Tennesse Williams' 'The Two-Character Play' at their Rehearsal Studios in New York City on 5/7/2013.