Seth Barrish — co-founder and co-artistic director of The Barrow Group — directs the solo work which is set to officially open April 12 and run through May 30. The Tricky Part, humorously and candidly delves into the life of its star and his personal journey. The work deals with the consequences of a 12-year-old altar boy's introduction to sex.
The work was developed at Utah's Sundance Institute Theatre Lab, Connecticut's Long Wharf Theatre and New Jersey's McCarter Theatre. The initial workshop took place at The Barrow Group.
Martin has appeared on Broadway in the revival of Bells Are Ringing, Cabaret, Titanic, How to Succeed In Business..., Big River and Oliver! Other credits include A Man of No Importance, The Cider House Rules, Doonesbury, Floyd Collins and The Making of Americans.
The design team for The Tricky Part includes Paul Steinberg (sets) and Heather Carson (lighting).
James B. Freydberg, Wendy vanden Heuvel, True Love Productions and CTM Productions produce the limited engagement.
The Tricky Part performs at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, located at 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street).