Signature Theatre's THE MOUND BUILDERS Adds a Week of Performances
Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for THE MOUND BUILDERS written by Lanford Wilson and directed by Jo Bonney. The production will now play through Sunday, April 14. The production is currently in previews and will open March 17 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Tickets during the extension week are $75 each.
The cast includes Zachary Booth (FX's "Damages", Keep The Lights On) as Dr. Dan Loggins, Janie Brookshire (Mint's Mary Broome) as Cynthia Howe, David Conrad (CBS' "Ghost Whisperer") as Professor August Howe, Lisa Joyce (La Bête) as Dr. Jean Loggins, Rachel Resheff (The People in the Picture) as Kirsten, Will Rogers (The Submission, Golden Age) as Chad Jasker, and Danielle Skraastad (Signature's The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide...) as D.K. (Delia) Eriksen.
A team of archaeologists descends on an Illinois town to unearth the mysteries of the Mound Builders. As they excavate The Remains of this Native American civilization, they confront powerful and dangerous forces of ambition and legacy. 2002-03 Playwright-in-Residence Lanford Wilson's searing drama of class, culture and gender clash won the 1975 Obie Award for Distinguished Playwriting.
The design team includes Neil Patel (Scenic Design), Theresa Squire (Costume Design), Rui Rita (Lighting Design), Darron L West (Sound Design), Shawn Sagady (Projection Design), and Deborah Hecht (Dialect Coach). Casting by Telsey + Company, William Cantler CSA. The Production Stage Manager is Lori Ann Zepp.