Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A

The production officially opened last night, March 14 for a limited run through April 14.

By: Mar. 15, 2024
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 Ibsen's Ghost: An Irresponsible Biographical Fantasy, a new play written by and starring Charles Busch (The Confession of Lily Dare) and directed by Carl Andress (The Confession of Lily Dare), is now playing at 59E59’s Theater A. The production officially opened last night, March 14 for a limited run through April 14. Check out opening night photos below!

This is a Primary Stages production.

The cast of Ibsen’s Ghost includes Charles Busch as Suzannah Ibsen, Thomas Gibson (“Dharma & Greg,” “Criminal Minds”) as Wolf, Jen Cody (Shrek the Musical) as Gerda, Christopher Borg (The Confession of Lily Dare) as George Elstad/The Rat Wife, Tony Award winner Judy Kaye (Diana: The Musical) as Magdalene Thoresen, and Jennifer Van Dyck (The Confession of Lily Dare, Hedda Gabler) as Hanna Solberg. Kate Hampton (The Rat Trap) will serve as the standby for Susannah Ibsen.
 
Ibsen’s Ghost features set design by Shoko Kambara (Her Portmanteau; Little Girl Blue; Midwives), costume design by Gregory Gale (Fairycakes; Rock of Ages), lighting design by Ken Billington (New York, New York; Gettin’ the Band Back Together), sound design by Jill BC Du Boff (Mother Play; Summer, 1976) and Ien De Nio (Cost of Living; Endlings), and wig design by Bobbie Zlotnik(Emojiland, Fairycakes). Avery Trunko (DIG) is the Production Stage Manager. Casting is by McCorkle Casting.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy 

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Julie Halston

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
James Hindman and Lynne Halliday

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Doug Plaut

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Wyatt Femler 

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Penny Fuller

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Bruce Roberts and Jamie deRoy

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jim Kierstead

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jessica Blank and Mary Bacon

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Michelle Caiona

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Howard McGillin

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Howard McGillin and Richard Samson

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
David Staller

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Executive Directors of Primary Stages- Shane D. Hudson and Erin Daley

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Kate Hamill

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
David Corren 

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
David Bishop, Chris Halcombe and Desmond Dutcher

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jim Parsons, Daryl Roth and Todd Spiewak

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jim Parsons

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Hunter Foster

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jonathan Walker and Mary Beth Peil

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Ted Snowdon

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
HAPPY OPENING Ibsen's Ghost

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Shoko Kambara (Scenic Design), Ien DeNio (Sound Design) and Gregory Gale (Costume Design)

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Thomas Gibson and son James Parker Gibson

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Thomas Gibson

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Judy Kaye

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Charles Busch

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Charles Busch

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Christopher Borg

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jennifer Van Dyck

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jamie deRoy and Charles Busch

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jen Cody and Charles Busch

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Christopher Borg, Judy Kaye, Jen Cody, Charles Busch and Jennifer Van Dyck

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Judy Kaye, Jen Cody, Charles Busch and Jennifer Van Dyck

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Kate Hampton, Judy Kaye, Jen Cody, Carl Andress, Charles Busch, Jennifer Van Dyck, Christopher Borg, Shane D. Hudson and Erin Daley

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Doug Plaut, Ashley Austin Morris, Nora Monahan, Charles Busch and Katie Carr

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Doug Plaut, Ashley Austin Morris, Nora Monahan, Charles Busch, Katie Carr and Nathan Johnson

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Charles Busch and Stephen Breimer

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jen Cody and Hunter Foster

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Jen Cody and Hunter Foster

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Kate Hampton

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Desmond Dutcher and Christopher Borg

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Julie Halston and Charles Busch

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Julie Halston and Charles Busch

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Carl Andress and Charles Busch

Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A
Carl Andress, Charles Busch, Erin Daley and Shane D. Hudson



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