Urban Stages Announces HONKY Cast

Urban Stages Announces HONKY Cast

Urban Stages has announced the cast for the World Premiere of Greg Kalleres' comedy HONKY, directed by Luke Harlan. HONKY will begin performances on Friday, March 8; Opening on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street). Tickets will be $40 ($25 during previews) and are currently available at www.Smarttix.com or by calling 212.868.4444.

When violence breaks out in an African American community over a pair of "Sky Max" shoes, sales triple among white teens. Meanwhile, a new pill guarantees to cure racism, advertising that "if you think you don't need it - you're probably a racist." HONKY is described as a black comedy, in which five people, white and black, navigate the murky waters of race, rhetoric and basketball shoes.

Cast includes: Scott Barrow (Embraceable Me , Broadway's 33 Variations), Philip Callen (Regional: Bill W and Dr Bob, 1776, Bush Is Bad), Dave Droxler (Film: Limitless, Writer's Block), Danielle Faitelson (TV "Pzazz101," National Tour : If You Give A Pig A Pancake), Anthony Gaskins (Film Inside, A.R.T's Paradise Lost), Chris Myers (Classical Theatre of Harlem's Macbeth, Atlantic Stage's As Himself / 10x25), Reynaldo Piniella (TV: "Law & Order: SVU," "NYC 22". Film: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Broken City), Arie Bianca Thompson (Public's Henry V, Orpheus. Film: Wake Up Gone). Creative team includes: Roman Tatarowicz (Sets), Miriam Nilofa Crowe (Lights), Brian Walcott (Sound), Caite Hevner (Projection Design)

Tickets are $40 ($25 during previews, through Wednesday, March 13)
Tickets available at www.SmartTix.com or call 212.868.4444
Student Rush with valid ID 10 minutes before curtain (based on availability)
Running time: 90 Minutes NO intermission

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