Photo Flash: First Look at PTP/NYC's GERTRUDE - THE CRY
PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 28th repertory season, its 8th consecutive in New York, running now through August 10, 2014 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues in New York City. This season's line-up includes the U.S. Premiere of Howard Barker's Gertrude - The Cry, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Richard Romagnoli, and a revival of David Edgar's Pentecost, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Cheryl Faraone. BroadwayWorld has a first look at GERTRUDE - THE CRY below!
Gertrude - The Cry is Howard Barker's startling and revealing response to Hamlet. Gertrude swells with a passion that counters all morality. In this new world of Elsinore, Barker defends Hamlet''s reviled mother and her adulterous affair with Claudius, depicting them as lovers driven beyond reason. Gertrude - The Cry opened July 15 and runs through August 5.
The cast includes Bill Army (Act One and Relatively Speaking on Broadway, The Europeans with PTP), David Barlow (The Castle and Victory with PTP), Alex Draper (Serious Money, Plevna and Scenes From An Execution with PTP), Pamela J. Gray (Present Laughter and Butley on Broadway), Kathryn Kates (Food and Fadwa at New York Theatre Workshop, Netflix''s "Orange is the New Black"), Meghan Leathers, Robert Emmet Lunney (The Graduate on Broadway, Victory and Gary the Thief with PTP), Aashna Aggarwal, Joelle Mendoza and Jake Schwartzwald.
The creative team includes Mark Evancho (Set Design), Hallie Zieselman (Lighting Design), Danielle Nieves (Costume Design) and Cormac Bluestone (Sound Design). Eric Conner Marlin is the Production Stage Manager.
Tickets are $35 and $18 for students and seniors and can be purchased online at www.PTPNYC.org or by calling 1-866-811-4111.
Photo Credit: Stan Barouh
Meghan Leathers as Ragusa and Bill Army as Albert