Gionfriddo's U.S. Drag, with Joyce, Martinez and Marshall-Green, Begins Off-Broadway Run Feb. 23

News   Gionfriddo's U.S. Drag, with Joyce, Martinez and Marshall-Green, Begins Off-Broadway Run Feb. 23 Gina Gionfriddo's U.S. Drag begins previews at Off-Broadway's Beckett Theatre Feb. 23.
Logan Marshall-Green
Logan Marshall-Green Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Presented by stageFARM and directed by Trip Cullman, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner will officially open March 1. The cast comprises Tanya Fischer, Logan Marshall-Green, Rebecca Henderson, Lisa Joyce, James Martinez, Lucas Papaelias, Matthew Stadelmann and Audrey Lynn Weston. U.S. Drag, according to press notes, "is a dark comedy about two recent college grads on the hunt for love, money, meaning, and Ed – New York's most elusive serial attacker."

The creative team includes Sandra Goldmark (sets), Nicole Pearce (lighting), Emily Rebholz (costumes), Bart Fasbender (sound) and John McDermott (props).

Playwright Gionfriddo's Becky Shaw is currently receiving its world premiere as part of the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Her After Ashley was a 2004 Humana hit. Becky Shaw opens in Kentucky March 2 (after previews) and continues in rep to March 30.

After Ashley premiered in the 2004 Humana Festival and was subsequently produced Off-Broadway at The Vineyard Theatre. Gionfriddo has received an Obie Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She is a writer for the NBC series, "Law & Order," on which Becky Shaw actress Annie Parisse plays district attorney Alexandra Borgia.

Show times are Tuesdays-Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 3 and 8 PM and Sundays at 3 and 7 PM.

The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row is located in Manhattan at 410 West 42nd Street. Tickets, priced $37.50, are available by calling visiting ticketcentral.com.

For more information visit www.thestagefarm.org.