Mike DiSalvo, Gabriel Ebert, et al. Set for Roundabout's SUICIDE INCORPORATED
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast of Andrew Hinderaker's new play Suicide, Incorporated, directed by Jonathan Berry. The cast will feature Mike DiSalvo (Officer), Gabriel Ebert (Jason), Corey Hawkins (Perry), James McMenamin (Norm), Toby Leonard Moore (Scott), Jake O'Connor (Tommy).
Jonathan Berry directed the world premiere of Andrew Hinderaker's Suicide, Incorporated at the Gift Theatre in Chicago, as well as a staged reading for Steppenwolf's First Look Festival of New Work.
Suicide, Incorporated will begin preview performances on Friday, October 14th, 2011 and will open officially on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011. This is a limited engagement through Friday, December 23rd, 2011. All tickets for Roundabout Underground productions are $20.
The design team includes Daniel Zimmerman (Sets), Jessica Wegener Shay (Costumes), Zach Blane (Lights), Chad Raines (Sound).The right words can be hard to find, especially when they're your last. Andrew Hinderaker's provocative and darkly funny new play takes us to an unorthodox writing servIce That specializes in crafting the perfect suicide note, where a subversive new employee is suspected of the unthinkable. Could he actually be trying to keep his client alive? Jonathan Berry directs this New York premiere about the business of rewriting your ending.
Suicide, Incorporated kicks off the fifth season of Roundabout Underground, an initiative launched in 2007 to introduce and cultivate artists in Roundabout's 62-seat Black Box Theatre, at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street, NYC, NY, 10036). Prior productions include the acclaimed world premieres of Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate (2007), Steven Levenson's The Language of Trees (2008), Adam Gwon's Ordinary Days (2009), Kim Rosenstock's Tigers Be Still (2010) and David West Read's The Dream of the Burning Boy (2011).
Roundabout Underground is an initiative to showcase new plays that will either allow an experienced director to go back to his/her creative roots or give a debut production to an emerging writer or director. Robyn Goodman (Artistic Consultant to the Roundabout), who has significant artistic development experience, produces the initiative that continues to be a creative breeding ground for nurturing new talent.
The 62-seat Black Box Theatre, below the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, allows Roundabout to take artistic risks that are better suited for a more intimate space.
Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, online at www.roundaboutunderground.org or at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre box office (111 West 46 Street). The ticket price is $20.00 for all seats. All tickets for Suicide, Incorporated will be issued as General Admission passes for first-come, first-served seating on the show date.
Suicide, Incorporated will play Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 7:00PM with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1:30PM.
Roundabout Theatre Company is a not-for-profit theatre dedicated to providing a nurturing artistic home for theatre artists at all stages of their careers where the widest possible audience can experience their work at affordable prices. Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the revival of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established playwrights and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate loyal audiences.
Roundabout Theatre Company currently produces at four theatres each of which is designed specifically to enhance the needs of the Roundabout's mission. Off-Broadway, the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, which houses the Laura Pels Theatre and Black Box Theatre, with its simple sophisticated design is perfectly suited to showcasing new plays. The grandeur of its Broadway home on 42nd Street, American Airlines Theatre, sets the ideal stage for the classics. Roundabout's Studio 54 provides an exciting and intimate Broadway venue for its musical and special event productions. The Stephen Sondheim Theatre offers a state of the art LEED certified Broadway theatre in which to stage major large scale musical revivals. Together these distinctive homes serve to enhance the work on each of its stages.
American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company. Roundabout productions are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties.
Roundabout Theatre Company's 2010-2011 season features Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster & Joel Grey, directed & choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Stone, Meehan & Yeston's Death Takes a Holiday, directed by Doug Hughes.Roundabout Theatre Company's 2011-2012 season features Terence Rattigan's Man & Boy, starring Frank Langella, directed by Maria Aitken; Stephen Karam's Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois; Athol Fugard's The Road to Mecca, starring RoseMary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, directed by Gordon Edelstein; John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, directed by Sam Gold; Andrew Hinderaker's Suicide, Incorporated, directed by Jonathan Berry.
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