Directed by Adam Fitzgerald, performances will play the Manhattan venue through Aug. 22. Opening night is Aug. 2.
The cast features Lori Prince as Lyric and Kelly McAndrew as Librarian with Brit Whittle and Joseph Masi.
"A mysterious and tragic tale," Lyric is Waiting, according to press notes, "explores Ned and Lyric's struggle to understand a passion that will either lead to salvation or untimely destruction. Along this dream-like journey the young lovers weather mental illness, shame, food issues, a sexy Librarian, Bigfoot and an unnatural obsession with a Nirvana song."
The creative team comprises Christopher J. Bailey (lighting and sound design), Joel Sherry (scenic design) and Jessica Pabst (costume design).
The Irish Repertory Theatre is located in Manhattan at 132 West 22nd Street. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by calling (212) 727-2737 or by visiting www.kefproductions.com.