Doctor Faustus, Starring Chris Noth, Extends Off-Broadway

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Off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company has announced that it will extend performances of Doctor Faustus with "Sex and the City" and "The Good Wife" star Chris Noth. Beginning previews June 2, the show, helmed by Cherry Orchard director Andrei Belgrader, will now play through July 12.

In Doctor Faustus, adapted by David Bridel and Andrei Belgrader from the play by Christopher Marlowe, Noth will play a German doctor who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for power and knowledge.

An official opening night is scheduled for June 18.

Noth is joined by a cast that includes Tony Award nominee and “The Good Wife” co-star Zach Grenier as Mephistopheles, Jeffrey Binder, Ken Cheeseman, Carmen M. Herlihy, Walker Jones, Marina Lazzaretto, Geoffrey Owens and Lucas Caleb Rooney.

Scenic design is by Tony Straiges, with lighting design by Jason Lyons, costume design by Rita Ryack and Martin Schnellinger and sound design and original music by Fabian Obispo.

Classic Stage Company is an award-winning Off-Broadway theatre dedicated to re-imagining classic works for contemporary theatregoers. Recent productions include Hamlet, starring Peter Sarsgaard, and A Month in the Country with "Game of Thrones"' Peter Dinklage and "Orange is the New Black" star Taylor Schilling. For more information and to purchase tickets to Doctor Faustus, visit ClassicStage or call (212) 352-3101. CSC is located at 136 East 13th St.

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