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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.

BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast on the red carpet below!

The cast of The Nap features Alexandra Billings ("Transparent," "Goliath," recipient of the HRC Visibility Award), Tony Award nominee John Ellison Conlee (Murder Ballad, The Full Monty, "Boardwalk Empire"), two-time Tony Award nominee Johanna Day (Proof, Sweat, "Madam Secretary"), four-time and 2018 United States National Snooker Champion Ahmed Aly Elsayed, Ethan Hova (Metrocards, "The Blacklist"), Heather Lind (Incognito, Othello, "Turn"), Max Gordon Moore (Saint Joan, Indecent), Bhavesh Patel (Present Laughter, War Horse), Thomas Jay Ryan(The Crucible, In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), and Ben Schnetzer(Sticks and Bones, Pride, The Death and Life of John F. Donovan).

The Nap is a very funny look at the world of snooker - the British version of pool. Dylan Spokes, a fast-rising young star arrives for a championship tournament only to be confronted by the authorities warning him of the repercussions of match fixing. Before he knows it, Dylan's forced into underhanded dealings with a cast of wildly colorful characters that include his ex-convict dad, saucy mum, quick-tongued manager and a renowned gangster, to boot. It's a fast-paced comedy thriller where, in an exciting twist, the tournament unfolds live on stage. In its British premiere, The Guardian raved, "Ingenious," The Observer cheered, "Outrageously funny," and The Daily Mail called The Nap "brilliant and terrifically inventive."

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jenn Gambatese

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jenn Gambatese

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Dale Soules

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Dale Soules

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Henny Russell

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Henny Russell

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Geneva Carr

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Geneva Carr

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Lili Mirojnick

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Lili Mirojnick

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Ethan Slater

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Ethan Slater

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Noah Robbins

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Noah Robbins

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Mimi Lieber, Daniel Sullivan

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Mimi Lieber, Daniel Sullivan

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jeremy Shamos

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jeremy Shamos

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jill Eikenberry

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Brandon Uranowitz

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Brandon Uranowitz

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Celia Keenan-Bolger

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Celia Keenan-Bolger

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Eleanor Burgess and guest

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Eleanor Burgess and guest

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Richard Bean

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Richard Bean

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Tom Stoppard, Sabrina Guinness

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Tom Stoppard, Sabrina Guinness

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jack O'Brien

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Jack O'Brien

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
David Rockwell

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
David Rockwell

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Helene Yorke

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Helene Yorke

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Michael Urie, Mercedes Ruehl

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Michael Urie, Mercedes Ruehl

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Phillipa Soo

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Phillipa Soo

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Celia Keenan-Bolger

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Celia Keenan-Bolger

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Celia Keenan-Bolger

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran

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