The world premiere of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven, a new drama from Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis, has found its cast. Obie winner John Ortiz directs the co-production between Atlantic Theater Company and LAByrinth Theater, which begins performances Off-Broadway November 14.
A harrowing, humorous, and heartbreaking look at the inner workings of a women’s halfway house in New York City, Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven will feature Victor Almanzar (Between Riverside and Crazy), Lucille Lortel Award winner Quincy Tyler Bernstine (Marys Seacole, Power), Elizabeth Canavan (Between Riverside and Crazy), Lucille Lortel Award winner Sean Carvajal (Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train, King Lear), Molly Collier (Salutations! I’m Creative Dave), Liza Colón-Zayas (Mary Jane, Between Riverside and Crazy), Esteban Cruz (Off-Broadway debut), Greg Keller (Do You Feel Anger?), Kristina Poe (The Idea of Me), Neil Tyrone Pritchard (The Stowaway), Andrea Syglowski (queens), Benja Kay Thomas (Barbecue), Pernell Walker (Seed), and Kara Young (The New Englanders).
Additional casting will be announced at a later date.
Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven will play Atlantic's Linda Gross Theatre through December 22 with a December 9 opening.
The production will feature scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Alexis Forte, lighting design by M.L. Geiger, sound design and original compositions by Elisheba Ittoop, and casting by Telsey + Company.