Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of TACT's Revival of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY
TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed company "dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit," and named "Company of the Year" by Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal, is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for Beyond Therapy, the hilarious comedy byChristopher Durang, the modern master of the outrageous and absurd (and recipient of the 2013 "Best Play" Tony Award for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike). The spring production of the company's 21st Season directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Scott Alan Evans will begin performances at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Opening night is set for Tuesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Performances will continue through April 19, 2014. Below, check out a first look at the cast in rehearsal!
In Beyond Therapy, life can be crazy. Therapy can help? In its first New York revival, Christopher Durang's razor sharp comedy about the search for a meaningful relationship in an insane world may provide the best therapy of all - guaranteed laughter. "Christopher Durang has the wit, the high, rebellious spirits, and the rage of the born satirist. He is also one of the funniest and most original playwrights at work.
The cast will include TACT Company Members Mark Alhadeff (Venus in Fur, The Cocktail Party), Cynthia Darlow (Lovers, The Late Christopher Bean), Jeffrey C. Hawkins (Three Men on a Horse, Incident at Vichy), Liv Rooth (All in the Timing, Born Yesterday) and Guest Artists Karl Kenzler (Mary Poppins, Peter and the Starcatcher) and Michael Schantz (The Matchmaker). The creative team is comprised of Tom Cariello (sets), Kim Krumm Sorenson (costumes), Mary Louise Geiger (lights), and Jill BC DuBoff(sound).
Beyond Therapy will play the following performance schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:00 & 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. In addition, there will be a special Wednesday matinee performance on April 16 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $21.25 - $59.25 and are available by visiting www.telecharge.com or calling (212) 239-6200. Tickets are also available at the Theatre Row box office (410 West 42nd Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues) between 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily.
Photos by: MARIELLE SOLAN PHOTOGRAPHY
Mark Ahladeff, Liv Rooth
Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Mark Ahladeff, Liv Rooth
Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Karl Kenzler, Michael Shantz
Cast, Director, Production Team
Thomas Cariello (Set Designer), Scott Alan Evans
Scott Alan Evans (Director) addresses cast & production team
Liv Rooth, Mark Ahladeff