Photo Flash: First Look at Peccadillo's ROCKET TO THE MOON Off-Broadway
A rare revival of Rocket to the Moon, the 1938 play by Clifford Odets (Awake and Sing, Golden Boy) is currently in performances at Theatre at St. Clement's. Directed by Obie and Lucille Lortel Award winner Dan Wackerman (Counsellor-at-Law), Rocket to the Moon will have its opening night on Monday, February 23rd. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Set in New York City during the Great Depression, Rocket to the Moon tells the story of Ben Stark, a middle-aged dentist whose career and loveless marriage are in shambles. A beautiful, ambitious and idealistic assistant, Cleo, walks into Ben's office, and Ben falls in love for the first time in his life. Cleo offers Ben the possibility of a new and happier future, and Ben struggles about whether or not to take a rocket to the moon.
The cast of Rocket to the Moon includes: Ned Eisenberg ("Law and Order: SVU", Awake and Sing), Jonathan Hadary (Awake and Sing, Spamalot), Lou Liberatore (Burn This, As Is), Katie McClellan (Fashionistas, NBC's Believe), Marilyn Matarrese (The Bonus Army, "Nurse Jackie"), Larry Bull (The Coast of Utopia) and Michael Keyloun (Drop Dead Perfect).
Rocket to the Moon has scenic and lighting design by Harry Feiner (A Loss of Roses, Ten Chimneys, The Man Who Came to Dinner), costume design by Amy C. Bradshaw (Counsellor-at-Law, Another Part of the Forest, The Ladies of the Corridor), sound design by David Thomas (Camelot, A Christmas Carol, The Musical) and props by Nelly Reyes (Gloucester Blue).
Rocket to the Moon is currently in performances of a limited engagement at Theatre at St. Clement's, (423 West 46th Street). Tickets are $75 with premium seating available. Tickets are available through OvationTix at 212-352-3101 or by visiting OvationTix.com. Visit www.ThePeccadillo.com for additional information.
Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg