Holly Hunter, Bill Pullman and Richard Chamberlain Throw Sticks and Bones Off-Broadway, Opening Tonight

News   Holly Hunter, Bill Pullman and Richard Chamberlain Throw Sticks and Bones Off-Broadway, Opening Tonight
The New Group revival of David Rabe's Vietnam War-themed Sticks and Bones, starring Golden Globe Award winner Richard Chamberlain, Academy Award winner Holly Hunter and Bill Pullman, officially opens Off-Broadway Nov. 6 at 7 PM following previews that began Oct. 21.

Holly Hunter and Bill Pullman
Holly Hunter and Bill Pullman Photo by Monique Carboni

Scott Elliott directs the revival of the Tony Award-winning drama that runs through Dec. 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

In addition to Chamberlain ("The Thorn Birds," "Dr. Kildare" and My Fair Lady), Hunter ("The Piano") and Pullman (The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?), the cast includes Nadia Gan (Golden Child), Morocco Omari (A Time to Kill), Ben Schnetzer ("Pride") and Raviv Ullman (Russian Transport).

The New Group bills Sticks and Bones as "a savage and savagely comic portrait of an average American family pulled apart by the return of a son from the Vietnam War. Ozzie and his wife Harriet are overjoyed to see their eldest son David again, but the furies that haunt David begin to overwhelm them and their happy-go-lucky younger son Rick, forcing Ozzie to make a stand for the values he can’t bear to let go. This production features Chamberlain as Father Donald, Gan as Zung, Hunter as Harriet, Omari as Sergeant Major, Pullman as Ozzie, Schnetzer as David and Ullman as Rick."

Sticks and Bones has set design by Derek McLane, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski, sound design and original music by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen and projection and video design by Olivia Sebesky.

Rabe’s other plays include Streamers, The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel and Boom Boom Room.

The New Group productions take place at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. Tickets are available by visiting thenewgroup.org or by phoning (212) 279-4200.

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