The New Group’s production of Tony winner David Rabe’s play Good for Otto opened Off-Broadway March 8. Inspired by a real clinic, the new play takes place inside a rural Connecticut mental health center.
The Off-Broadway premiere began preview performances February 20 in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Signature Center and has been extended through April 8.
Flip through photos of the opening night below:
Inside Opening Night of Good for Otto Off-Broadway
Good for Otto premiered at Chicago's Gift Theatre in 2015. The play depicts an American community on the edge and looks at how health professionals, patients, and families fight to survive in the face of mental illness.
Scott Elliott directs a cast made up of Rhea Perlman, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, Kate Buddeke, Laura Esterman, Nancy Giles, Lily Gladstone, Ed Harris, Charlotte Hope, Mark Linn-Baker, Amy Madigan, Rileigh McDonald, Kenny Mellman, Maulik Pancholy, and Michael Rabe.
The production features scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Jeff Mahshie, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen. Original music is by Kenny Mellman. Casting is by Judy Henderson, CSA; the production stage manager is Valerie A. Peterson.