Three Sisters will begin previews Jan. 12 and officially open Feb. 3 under the direction of Austin Pendleton. The initial run was scheduled through Feb. 20.
The cast features Gyllenhaal (as Masha), Hecht (as Olga), Rylance (as Irina), as well as Anson Mount, Gabe Bettio, Josh Hamilton, Marin Ireland, Paul Lazar, Roberta Maxwell, George Morfogen, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, James Patrick Nelson, Peter Sarsgaard and Louis Zorich.
Pendleton also directed Gyllenhaal and Sarsgaard in CSC's acclaimed 2009 production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya. The new production of Three Sisters will feature a translation by Paul Schmidt.
The creative team includes set designer Walt Spangler, costume designer Marco Piemontese, lighting designer Keith Parham and hair designer Paul Huntley. Sound design and original music are by Christian Frederickson and Ryan Rumery.
Three Sisters is the 1901 play about thwarted dreams, featuring three provincial sisters longing to be back in their beloved Moscow. Three Sisters will perform Tuesdays through Fridays at 8 PM; Saturdays at 2 PM and 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
Tickets are $75 for weekday performances and $80 for weekends. For tickets and information, visit ClassicStage, or call (866) 811-4111, or (212) 352-3101, or visit the CSC box office at 136 E. 13th Street.