John Cariani's Love/Sick, Co-Starring the Playwright, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway

News   John Cariani's Love/Sick, Co-Starring the Playwright, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
 
The New York premiere of John Cariani's Love/Sick, a follow-up to his critically acclaimed play, Almost Maine, begins previews Feb. 6 Off-Broadway. Cariani, who is currently in rehearsals for Broadway's Something Rotten!, has stepped in as a performer to replace the injured Justin Hagan. 

Dee Roscioli
Dee Roscioli

The cast also features Dee Roscioli (Wicked), Simone Harrison (Platinum Wigs) and Debargo Sanyal (When January Feels Like Summer).

Love/Sick is directed by Chris Henry, with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter and is presented by Royal Family Productions.

Performances continue through Feb. 26 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space.

The show is a one-act, nine-play cycle about love and loss. According to press notes, "each play has its own arc and tells the story of a couple at a crossroads in their relationship...the individual plays work together to create a satisfying whole."

Cariani is a playwright and actor who has appeared on and Off-Broadway, TV and film. His first play, Almost Maine, is one of the most frequently produced works in the country. He is a Tony Award nominee for Fiddler on the Roof.

The creative team for Love/Sick includes Shannon Rednour (sets), Lux Haac (costumes), Lucrecia Briceno (lights) and Danny Erdberg (sound).

The Royal Family Performing Arts Space is located at 145 West 46th St., New York. Tickets can be purchased by visiting royalfamilyproductions.org or by calling (866) 811-4111.

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