Atlantic Theater Company Announces Casting For The World Premiere Of SUNDAY
Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of Sunday by Tony Award winner Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation).
Sunday will feature Juliana Canfield (The House That Will Not Stand), Ruby Frankel (Off-Broadway Debut; NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Atlantic Acting School 2017), Maurice Jones (Lifespan of a Fact), Zane Pais (Dead Poets Society), Sadie Scott ("Sweetbitter"), and Christian Strange (Off-Broadway Debut).
Sunday begins previews Wednesday, September 4th and will open Monday, September 23rd for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 13th, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
There is a moment when you want to look ahead to the future, but the past is eating you whole. In Sunday, friends gather for a book group, anxious to prove their intellectual worth, but that anxiety gets the better of any actual discussion as emotional truths come pouring out.
Sunday will feature scenic design by Brett J. Banakis, costume design by Ntokozo Fuzunina Kunene, lighting design by Masha Tsimring, sound design by Lee Kinney, original compositions by Daniel Kluger, and casting by Telsey + Company: Will Cantler, CSA; Karyn Casl, CSA.
Meet the cast below!
Juliana Canfield (Gil) will next be seen in the upcoming F/X series, "Y: The Last Man," opposite Diane Lane and Barry Keoghan. She made her television debut in HBO's Emmy-nominated series, "Succession," and will reprise her role in the upcoming second season. Juliana recently wrapped the independent feature, The Assistant, directed by Kitty Green and starring Julia Garner and Michael Stuhlbarg, as well as the upcoming Amblin produced anthology series for Apple, "Amazing Stories." Juliana made her New York stage debut in TFANA's critically acclaimed production of He Brought Her Heart Back In A Box. She was also seen opposite Paul Wesley in Fourth Street Theater's production of Zurich, as well as NYTW's The House That Will Not Stand, opposite Michelle Wilson. Juliana is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
RUBY FRANKEL (Alice) is a 2017 alumna of NYU Tisch's Atlantic Acting School studio. While studying, she appeared as Soren in The Seagull and Hilde in Lady from the Sea. She's thrilled to make her Off-Broadway debut at home. This performance is dedicated to the late Jerry Frankel and Charles Tuthill.
Maurice Jones (Bill). Broadway: Lifespan of a Fact, Saint Joan, The Cherry Orchard, Romeo & Juliet, Julius Caesar. Off-Broadway: Linda (Manhattan Theatre Club); Troilus & Cressida, Pretty Hunger (Public Theater); Little Children Dream of God (Roundabout). Regional: Hamlet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater) The Model American, A Legendary Romance (Williamstown); As You Like It, Ruined (Denver Center); Butler (Barrington Stage); Julius Caesar (Folger Shakespeare Library); Lives of Reason (Two River); The Learned Ladies (STNJ); Television: "Blue Bloods," "Elementary," "The Good Fight," "30 Rock." Film: Winter's Tale, And So It Goes, Romeo & Juliet.
Zane Pais (Milo) was last seen Off-Broadway in Dead Poets Society directed by John Doyle at Classic Stage Company, starring opposite Jason Sudeikis. Other selected theater: Mercury Fur (The New Group), Skylight (McCarter Theater). Film: Margot At The Wedding, Alba & June [short], Minyan (upcoming). He was recently in an episode of "Room 104" on HBO, directed by Lila Neugebauer. Zane writes when he is not acting. He recently had a pilot optioned by Sony Television.
Sadie Scott (Marie) is a New York City native and graduate of LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts. She made her Off-Broadway debut in The New Group's production of Downtown Race Riot, directed by Scott Elliott. She recently starred in director Emily Cohn's feature film CRSHD, which premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and can be seen in season 2 of Starz's "Sweetbitter" as Rosalyn. She thanks her agents at Buchwald and managers at JWS Entertainment for being so kick-ass. Biggest thanks of all to her mom Elizabeth, for being such a fantastic and smart lady.
CHRISTIAN STRANGE (Keith) is a native of South Carolina and is excited to be making his Off-Broadway debut. He is a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (2018) and can be seen in the upcoming independent film In This, Our Time, written and directed by Academy Award winner Alex Dinelaris. Strange is a recipient of the Adelyne Levine Memorial Award for Outstanding Actor at CMU as well as a 2014 YoungArts National Award Winner for Music Theater. He is grateful to his parents and loved ones for their endless support.
Regular tickets begin at $65. Order online at atlantictheater.org, by calling OvationTix at 866-811-4111, or in person at the Linda Gross Theater box office (336 West 20th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues).