The cast is now set for the New Group's production of Good for Otto. The David Rabe play kicks off February 20 at Off-Broadway's Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center, with opening night set for March 8.
Just added to the company are Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock, It's Only a Play), Mark Linn-Baker (On the Twentieth Century), Kate Buddeke (Broadway's Superior Donuts), Laura Esterman (The Show Off), Nancy Giles (Mayor), Lily Gladstone (Certain Women), Charlotte Hope (Game of Thrones, the West End's Buried Child), and Kenny Mellman (Herb of the cabaret duo Kiki and Herb).
The eight join the previously announced Rosie O'Donnell, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, Michael Rabe (playwright David's son), Rileigh McDonald, and husband-and-wife team and frequent onstage collaborators Ed Harris and Amy Madigan.
Good for Otto, which premiered at Chicago's Gift Theatre in 2015, explores the relationships between health professionals, patients, and families in a rural Connecticut mental health center run by Dr. Michaels (Harris) and Evangeline (Madigan).
The limited engagement is scheduled to run through April 1. The production will feature sets by Derek McLane, costumes by Jeff Mahshie, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and soind design by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen.