Photo Flash: First Look at Georgia Engel, Christopher Abbott & More in Annie Baker's JOHN

Signature Theatre recently announced a one-week extension for John, written by Pulitzer Prize winner-Annie Baker (The Flick) and directed by Tony Award-winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). The production, which kicks off Signature's 25th Anniversary Season, will now play through Sunday, September 6. John began performances last Wednesday, July 22, and opens Tuesday, August 11 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Check out a first look below!

The cast includes Christopher Abbott (HBO's "Girls") as Elias, Hong Chau ("A to Z," "Treme") as Jenny, five-time Emmy Award-nominee Georgia Engel ("The Mary Tyler MooreShow") as Mertis, and Tony Award-nominee Lois Smith(Signature's The Trip to Bountiful, The Illusion, Heartless and The Old Friends) as Genevieve.

The design team includes Mimi Lien (Scenic Design), Ásta Bennie Hostetter (Costume Design), Mark Barton (Lighting Design), Bray Poor (Sound Design). Amanda Michaels is the Production Stage Manager. Casting by Telsey + Company,Will Cantler, CSA.

The week after Thanksgiving. A Bed & Breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful innkeeper. A young couple struggling to stay together. Thousands of inanimate objects, watching. John is the first production of Signature's 2015-16 25th Anniversary Season, and marks the first show of Annie Baker's Signature residency.

To purchase tickets to John or subscriptions for Signature's 2015-16 25th Anniversary Season, call Ticket Services at212-244-7529 (Tues. - Sun., 11am - 6pm) or visit

Photos by Matthew Murphy

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