Photo Flash: First Look at Round House Theatre's THE LYONS, Opening Tonight
Round House Theatre's 2013/14 season reaches its halfway point with the DC area premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons. John Vreeke directs this hit comedy, which runs now through December 22 at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Opening night is tonight, December 2, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Indomitable matriarch Rita Lyons is at a major crossroads. Her husband is dying, her son is in a dubious relationship, and her daughter is barely holding it together. Tempers flare, words are exchanged, and secrets are revealed. Worst of all, Rita can't figure out how to redesign her living room.Nicky Silver, the "strange progeny of a coupling betweenNeil Simon and Edward Albee" (New York Times), brings another of his deliciously dysfunctional families to the stage in this scathingly funny Broadway smash.
THE LYONS, directed by John Vreeke, stars Gabriela Fernandez-Coffey, Kimberly Gilbert, Naomi Jacobson, Marcus Kyd, John Lescault, and Brandon McCoy.
Creative team: scenic designer Misha Kachman, costume designer Rosemary Pardee, lighting designer Colin K. Bills, sound designer Matthew M. Nielson, props master Andrea Moore, and stage manager Bekah Wachenfeld.
The Lyons runs now through December 22, 2013 with performances on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 8pm; with matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 3pm. Opening night is Monday, December 2, 2013. Please note: there are no performances on Thursday, November 28 and Tuesday, December 3. Tickets range in price from $10 to $45 and may be purchased by calling 240.644.1100, online atwww.roundhousetheatre.org, or at Round House's Bethesda box office. Round House Theatre is located at 4545 East-West Highway, one block from Wisconsin Avenue and the Bethesda station on Metro's Red Line.
Photo Credit: Danisha Crosby
Marcus Kyd (Curtis) and Brandon McCoy (Brian)