Helmed by Niegel Smith, Hir follows the story of a wife and mother (played by Nielsen) who finds herself liberated from an oppressive marriage and "on a crusade to dismantle the patriarchy," state press notes. Phelan plays her son, who is "newly out transgender," and her ally.
The cast also features Daniel Oreskes (Billy Elliott) and Cameron Scoggins (Pocatello). Performances will run through Nov. 29, with an official opening night scheduled for Nov. 8.
The production features scenic design by three-time Tony Award nominee David Zinn, costume design by Obie Award winner Gabriel Berry, lighting design by Mike Inwood and sound design by Fitz Patton.
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