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Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper & More Will Join Michael C. Hall in David Bowie's & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Off-Broadway

Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper & More Will Join Michael C. Hall in David Bowie's & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Off-Broadway

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the full cast for Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, and directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions, Obie Awards). Lazarus begins previews on November 18, with an opening night set for December 7, 2015.

Joining previously announced Golden Globe winner and six-time Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, "Dexter") is Tony Award nominee Cristin Milioti, returning to NYTW for the fourth time, having starred in the NYTW productions of Little Foxes, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, and the Tony Award-winning musical Once; and Michael Esper (Broadway's The Last Ship) in his NYTW debut.

Rounding out the cast is Krystina Alabado (American Idiot), Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether), Nicholas Christopher (Whorl Inside A Loop), Lynn Craig (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Bobby Moreno (Year of the Rooster), Krista Pioppi (Spring Awakening Nat'l Tour), Charlie Pollock (The Wild Party), and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie).

Hall, who was last seen at NYTW in a workshop of Stephen Sondheim's WISE GUYS, will play 'Thomas Newton', the character famously portrayed by Mr. Bowie in the 1976 screen adaptation directed by Nicolas Roeg. Milioti will play "Elly," with Esper portraying "Valentine."

Following his revelatory production of Ingmar Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage, the internationally acclaimed director Ivo van Hove returns to New York Theatre Workshop with a new production, Lazarus. Mr. Walsh makes his return to NYTW after the successful run of Once. Lazarus features songs specially composed by Mr. Bowie for this production as well as new arrangements of previously recorded songs.

Currently in previews at New York Theatre Workshop is the world premiere of FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, a new play by NYTW's Obie and Lortel award-winning company-in-residence Elevator Repair Service, written by Sibyl Kempson and directed by ERS Artistic Director John Collins. The New York premiere of RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath (The Christians) and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (Hollow Roots), will begin performances in February. The 2015/16 season will conclude with the world premiere of a new folk opera, HADESTOWN, by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell. HADESTOWN was developed with and is directed by Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), and will begin performances in May 2016.

A variety of membership packages are on sale now, and are also available at www.nytw.org or by calling 212-460-5475 (Monday-Friday, noon-6pm). Single tickets for Lazarus go on sale October 10, 2015. Single tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale and can be purchased by visiting www.nytw.org or by calling 212-460-5475 (Monday-Friday, noon-6pm).

NYTW recently announced a new CheapTix program. In order to provide access to those in their surrounding community and those with income limitations, NYTW is committed to an affordable ticket program. At the first two performances of every NYTW production, tickets will be sold to the general public for just $25. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, online at NYTW.org or by phone from the NYTW Box Office at 212-460-5475 (Monday-Friday Noon-6pm). Standard ticketing fees apply.

Additionally, a $25 day-of ticket rush will be available for young people, seniors, artists and Lower East Side residents. Rush tickets are subject to availability and are sold cash-only, limit two per person. Proper identification is required for all rush tickets. Youth (ages 25 and under) and seniors (ages 65+) may present an ID indicating date-of-birth; Artists may present an ID and a program or union card; Lower East Side residents may present an ID that includes your address.

New York Theatre Workshop, now in its fourth decade of incubating important new works of theatre, continues to honor its mission to explore perspectives on our collective history and respond to the events and institutions that shape all our lives. Each season, from its home in New York's East Village, NYTW presents four new productions, over 80 readings and numerous workshop productions for over 45,000 audience members. NYTW supports artists in all stages of their careers by maintaining a series of workshop programs, including work-in-progress readings, summer residencies and artist fellowships. Since its founding, NYTW has produced over 100 new, fully staged works, including Jonathan Larson's Rent; Tony Kushner's Slavs! and Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright's Quills; Claudia Shear's Blown Sideways Through Life and Dirty Blonde; Paul Rudnick's The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told and Valhalla; Martha Clarke's Vienna: Lusthaus; Caryl Churchill's Mad Forest, Far Away, A Number and Love and Information; Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's Aftermath; Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatcher; Enda Walsh's Once; and seven acclaimed productions directed by Ivo van Hove. NYTW's productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, seventeen Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. www.nytw.org

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