Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons

MEN ON BOATS, the critically-acclaimed comedy which premiered at Clubbed Thumb's 2015 Summerworks Festival, returns this summer in a co-production by Clubbed Thumb and Playwrights Horizons. Written by Jaclyn Backhaus and directed by American Theater Company Artistic Director Will Davis, MEN ON BOATS will move uptown to Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) for a four-week limited engagement Wednesday, July 20 through Sunday, August 14. Opening night is set for Monday, August 1. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Reprising their roles from the 2015 premiere at Clubbed Thumb's Summerworks are Hannah Cabell (The Father) as "OG," Danielle Davenport (An Octoroon) as "Hall," Danaya Esperanza (Our Lady of Kibeho) as "Seneca," Donnetta Lavinia Grays (O, Earth) as "Sumner," Birgit Huppuch (Judy) as "Goodman," Layla Khoshnoudi (The Offending Gesture) as "Bradley," Kelly McAndrew (Perfect Arrangement) as "Powell," andKristen Sieh (RoosevElvis) as "Dunn." Joining the cast are Jocelyn Bioh (An Octoroon) as "Hawkins" andElizabeth Kenny (Sick) as "Old Shady."

Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. MEN ON BOATS is the joyfully anachronistic retelling of the 1869 Powell expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River.

The production features scenic design by Arnulfo Maldonado, costume design by Ásta Bennie Hostetter, lighting design by Solomon Weisbard and sound design by Jane Shaw. The Production Stage Manager isErin Gioia Albrecht.

Single tickets are $50 and may be purchased online via www.TicketCentral.com and www.Facebook.com, by phone at (212) 279-4200 (Noon-8PM daily) and in person at the Ticket Central Box Office, 416 West 42nd Street (between Ninth & Tenth Avenues).

Photo Credit: Rochelle Torres / Playwrights Horizons

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
Danielle Davenport and Jocelyn Bioh

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
Elizabeth Kenney and Layla Khoshnoudi

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
Hannah Cabell, Birgit Huppuch and Danaya Esperanza

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
Jaclyn Backhaus and Will Davis

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
Kelly McAndrew, Kristen Sieh and Donnetta Lavinia Grays

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
Tim Sanford, Jaclyn Backhaus, Maria Striar and Will Davis

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
The cast of MEN ON BOATS

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons
Tim Sanford, Maria Striar and the cast and creative team for MEN ON BOATS at Playwrights Horizons

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