Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED at Cherry Lane Theatre
ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement."
The cast of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED features Mairin Lee (THE HEIRESS on Broadway), Keren Lugo (WATER BY THE SPOONFUL), Ben Rappaport (FIDDLER and PICNIC on Broadway) and Gabriel Sloyer (THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES on Broadway).
In ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, four millennials order take-out every Thursday, drink too much wine and argue over how to rescue the planet. They know the world is a dumpster fire, and they're the generation to fix it. That is, until someone makes a life-changing announcement that challenges their beliefs, their relationships and whether babies should have their own Instagram accounts.
The author of numerous plays including BETWEEN DAYLIGHT AND BOONEVILLE (Kennedy Center and Off-Broadway), BRUCE LEE IS DEAD and I'M NOT FEELING TOO GOOD EITHER, and a professor of playwriting at Columbia University, Matt Williams created and produced "Home Improvement," was a writer/producer of "The Cosby Show," and created "Roseanne." He directed the world-premiere musical OPEN HEART and produced THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN Off-Broadway. His various film credits include WHAT WOMEN WANT, WHERE THE HEART IS, WHAT MEN WANT and THE KEEPING ROOM.
The show will feature set design by Robin Vest (NYC: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE), lighting design by Paul Miller (Broadway: AMAZING GRACE, LEGALLY BLONDE), costume design by Theresa Squire (Broadway: HIGH FIDELITY), sound design by M.L. Dogg (Broadway: STRAIGHT WHITE MEN), and projection design by Brad Peterson (Broadway: FISH IN THE DARK), with casting by Stephanie Klapper, the production stage manager is Christine Catti and General Manager/Producer is Julie Crosby.
ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED will begin its limited run on February 26 and run through April 7, 2019, celebrating its opening night on March 7, 2019. It will play Tuesday at 7PM; Wednesday - Friday at 8PM; Saturday at 5PM & 9PM; Sunday at 3PM with an additional performance added on Monday, March 4 at 7PM. Tickets to ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED are $65-$95 ($55 during previews) and are available by visiting www.CherryLaneTheatre.org , by calling 866-811-4111 or by visiting the Cherry Lane Theatre at 38 Commerce Street.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride