Frozen's Jelani Alladin, Tracy Letts, and More Join the Lineup for NASSIM

Off-Broadway News   Frozen's Jelani Alladin, Tracy Letts, and More Join the Lineup for NASSIM
 
The new play by Nassim Soleimanpour invites a different actor to perform the play each night (without seeing the script).
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Jelani Alladin Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Frozen's Jelani Alladin, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Tracy Letts—soon to be seen on Broadway in All My Sons—and Anastasia's Vicki Lewis are among the latest performers to join the roster of rotating guest stars in Off-Broadway's NASSIM, now playing at New York City Center.

In NASSIM, playwright Nassim Soleimanpour invites a new actor to the stage each night to discover the script for the first time by lifting it from a sealed envelope (similar to the Iranian writer's previous work, White Rabbit Red Rabbit).

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Nassim Soleimanpour Marc J. Franklin

The current lineup of guest performers follows:

February 26 at 7:30 PM – Frank Wood
Tony winner (Network, Clybourne Park, Side Man)

February 27 at 7:30 PM – Marilu Henner
Five-time Golden Globe nominee (Taxi, Chicago, Gettin’ The Band Back Together)

February 28 at 7:30 PM – Geoff Sobelle
Obie winner (all wear bowlers, The Object Lesson)

Newly announced are:

March 1 at 7:30 PM – Susannah Flood
(The Cherry Orchard, Tribes)

March 2 at 2:30 PM – Marcia DeBonis
Drama League Award nominee (Small Mouth Sounds, Wallflowers)

March 2 at 7:30 PM – David Pasquesi
(TJ and Dave, Veep)

March 3 at 2:30 PM – Ryan Duncan
(He’s With Me, Gettin’ The Band Back Together)

March 3 at 7:30 PM – Vicki Lewis
(Anastasia, NewsRadio)

March 5 at 7:30 PM – Joey Slotnick
(The Goldfinch, Nip/Tuck)

March 6 at 7:30 PM – Tracy Letts
Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner (August: Osage County, Superior Donuts)

March 7 at 7:30 PM – Jelani Alladin
Drama Desk and Drama League Award nominee (Frozen, Choir Boy)

March 8 at 7:30 PM – Chris Lowell
Screen Actors Guild Award winner (The Help, GLOW)

The Barrow Street Theatricals production of NASSIM, directed by Omar Elerian, opened at New York City Center December 12, 2018. Performances are scheduled through April, with additional guests to be announced at a later date.

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