Photo Coverage: CHASING MANET Opens at Primary Stages
Primary Stages concludes the 2008-2009 season with the world premiere of the comedy Chasing Manet by Tina Howe (March 24, 2009 - May 2, 2009), featuring Tony Award-Winner Jane Alexander and Lynn Cohen. Also featured in the cast are Vanessa Aspillaga, Jack Gilpin, Julie Halston, David Margulies and Robert Christopher Riley.
BroadwayWorld's cameras joined the cast and company as they celebrated opening night!
The new comedy Chasing Manet by Tina Howe, is described as "a rebellious painter from a distinguished family in Boston and an ebullient Jewish woman with a huge adoring family form an unlikely bond. Inside the confining walls of Mount Airy Nursing Home, the two plot an escape to Paris aboard the QE2. But can they possibly pull it off amidst the chaos of their surroundings? The tension and comedy grow as they struggle to take wing for the last time," press notes say.
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Photos by Peter James Zielinski
James de Marse and Penny Fuller
Barbara and Alan Marks
Liz Diamond and Mary Bacon
The Company: Andrew Leynse, Primary Stages Artistic Director, Jane Alexander, Robert Christopher Riley, Lynn Cohen, Jack Gilpin, playwright Tina Howe, Vanessa Aspillaga, director Michael Wilson, Julie Halston, David Margulies and Elliot Fox, Primary Stages Managing Director