Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway

Steve Alpert and Ken Greiner in association with Slant Theatre Project present the world-premiere of THE STEADFAST, Mat Smart's gripping new play that looks at eight U.S. soldiers across the sweep of American history - from the Revolutionary War to the War in Afghanistan - and The Common thread that connects them across continents and centuries. THE STEADFAST is inspired by Mr. Alpert's Legacy painting. Preview performances of THE STEADFAST began January 20 prior to an official press opening of January 23 at TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street) in Manhattan. Slant Theatre Project's co-founder Wes Grantom directs.

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production in the photos below!

The mother of a fallen U.S. soldier refuses to leave the red oak tree her son planted. A father forbids his sons from joining the military. A young woman enlists on the afternoon her country is attacked without discussing it with her family. Mat Smart's new play THE STEADFAST is an unflinching look at eight U.S. soldiers throughout American history - and The Common links that connect them.

Directed by Wes Grantom (EAGER TO LOSE at Ars Nova, K2 at Berkshire Theatre Festival), the cast of THE STEADFAST will feature: Matt Dellapina (Vineyard Theatre's OUTSIDE PEOPLE, Roundabout's DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY), John Behlmann (Broadway: JOURNEY'S END; Off-Bway: 39 STEPS), Sean Patrick Reilly (Broadway: SUPERIOR DONUTS; Film: ARGO), David Ryan Smith (Broadway: ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS), Alex Ubokudom (THE BROTHERS SIZE, Magic Theatre), Brendan Titley (AS YOU LIKE IT, NYSF), Ben Kahre (HIGHER, A.C.T.), Susan Greenhill (DEAD ACCOUNTS, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), and Cloteal Horne (HENRY VI, Shakespeare & Co.).

Mat Smart's plays include THE HOPPER COLLECTION (Huntington Theatre and Magic Theatre), SAMUEL J AND K (Williamstown Theatre Festival and Steppenwolf), and THE 13TH OF PARIS (City Theatre). He is currently a member of the Dorothy Streslin New American Writer's Group at Primary Stages.

The design team behind THE STEADFAST is: Daniel Zimmerman (set design), Tilly Grimes (costume design), Driscoll Otto (lighting design), Daniel Kluger (sound design) and Phil Pickens (original compositions).

Slant Theatre Project is a group of artists that thrive on the danger of building the plane in flight. They do visceral work. They tailor each process to the artists and performance space, and are committed to creating a playground for emerging theatre artists. Since 2004, Slant has produced new works by writers such as Bekah Brunstetter, Evan Cabnet, Marcus Gardley, Michele Lowe, Dan O'Brien, Adam Rapp, Theresa Rebeck, and many more.

Photo Credit: Tristan Fuge

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
Susan Greenhill and Ben Kahre

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
(foreground) Matt Dellapina and (background, L to R) Brent Langdon, David Ryan Smith, and Alex Ubokudom

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
David Ryan Smith, Cloteal L. Horne, and Alex Ubokudom

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
Brendan Titley, Cloteal L. Horne, John Behlmann, Susan Greenhill, and Brent Langdon

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
Brendan Titley and Ben Kahre

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
(foreground) Ben Kahre and (background, L to R) Matt Dellapina, Brent Langdon, Brendan Titley, and Cloteal L. Horne

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
Cloteal L. Horne and Nick Mills

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
Cloteal L. Horne and Susan Greenhill

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
Matt Dellapina, Alex Ubokudom, and John Behlmann

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway
The cast of THE STEADFAST L to R, Matt Dellapina, Brendan Titley, David Ryan Smith, Alex Ubokudom, Brent Langdon, Ben Kahre, John Behlmann, and Cloteal Horne

Photo Flash: First Look at Slant Theatre Project's THE STEADFAST World Premiere Off-Broadway

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