Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller Are Two Couples of Cradle and All, Opening Off-Broadway May 25

News   Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller Are Two Couples of Cradle and All, Opening Off-Broadway May 25 Tony Award nominee Maria Dizzia, of In The Next Room, or The Vibrator Play, and Greg Keller, of 33 Variations in Los Angeles, do double-duty playing two couples in the Off-Broadway world premiere of Daniel Goldfarb's parenting play, Cradle and All, opening May 25 following previews from May 10 at Manhattan Theatre Club's home at City Center Stage I.

Greg Keller and Maria Dizzia
Greg Keller and Maria Dizzia Photo by Joan Marcus

The play, formerly called The Extinction Method, is directed by Tony nominee Sam Buntrock, who staged the 2008 Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park With George. The play is set in adjacent Brooklyn Heights apartments. The performers each play two characters.

According to MTC, "Annie and Nate have a baby who won't sleep. Claire and Luke are losing sleep over the decision to get married and start a family. In adjacent Brooklyn Heights apartments, Daniel Goldfarb's newest and wittiest look at love, sex, commitment and parenthood unfolds and no one will rest until the truth between each of these couples is spoken."

Goldfarb's works include Adam Baum and the Jew Movie;The Retributionists; Sarah, Sarah; Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me; Modern Orthodox; Radio Girl; Party Come Here; and Jerry Christmas.

The creative team for Cradle and All includes Neil Patel (scenic design), Mattie Ullrich (costume design), Ken Billington (lighting design) and Jill BC DuBoff (sound design).

Tickets are $80. For tickets and information, call (212) 581-1212 or visit  www.nycitycenter.org.

For more information on MTC, visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.

Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller
Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller Photo by Joan Marcus
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