Michael Cristofer will play piano teacher Professor Josef Mashkan and Joe Paulik will play his student Stephen Hoffman in the Vienna-set two-hander about indentity, music and history.
Directing is Loy Arcenas, who also is set designer. The production team also includes Japhe Weideman, lighting designer; Oana Botez-Ban, costume designer; David Gaines, musical director; and Fabian Obispo, sound designer.
A Sunday symposium will take place after the performance on Oct. 22, and a talkback will be held after the Nov. 2 show. Open captioning will be available on Oct. 29.
Single tickets start at $30. For more information and tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or for out-of-town callers toll-free at (888) 927-7529, or visit the box office at 25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport. Information about the Playhouse is also available at www.westportplayhouse.org.