Off-Broadway performances began Sept. 16 toward on opening of Sept. 22. Performances play the newly renamed Michael Weller Theatre, 311 West 43 Street, 6th Floor.
"In the wake of his adopted brother's death, David discovers how far he will go to save his brother's family," according to production notes. "Neglecting his own marriage and a promising law career, he returns to his Midwest home to uncover the secrets of his brother's past. Exploring the themes of race and class The Safety Net is an intelligent, funny and brutally honest exploration into the true definition of family and what makes us who we are; birth parents? the parents who raised us? or the family we create for ourselves?"
The cast includes: Jason Pugatch (Inky, Where We're Born), Tinashe Kajese (The God Brothers), Eva Kaminsky (Syringa Tree), Maren Perry (Seattle Rep), Peggy Scott (FX's "Rescue Me") and Mark Setlock (Rent, Fully Committed).
The creative team includes J. Wiese (sets), Jil B.C DuBoff (sound) Miriam Nilofa Crowe (lights) and Cora Levin (costumes).
The entension performance schedule is Oct. 6-8 at 8 PM and Oct. 9 at 7 PM. Tickets are $19. For information, call (212) 397-2918 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.