Ngaujah and Huppuch to Star in Ether Steeds at FringeNYC

News   Ngaujah and Huppuch to Star in Ether Steeds at FringeNYC Obie-winning Fela! star Sahr Ngaujah will head the cast of Jason Williamson's Ether Steeds for the New York International Fringe Festival beginning Aug. 14.

Niegel Smith (We Declare You A Terrorist, Rainy Days and Mondays) directs the production that runs through Aug. 24 at the Actors' Playhouse. Ngaujah, who will reprise his work in the title role of Fela! on Broadway this fall, will be joined by Obie winner Birgit Huppuch (Telephone) for the FringeNYC run.

The work is described as an "evocative, magical new play set in coastal North Carolina [where] cheap beer and anonymous gentlemen spur Mom and her venus-fly-trap obsessed daughter, Skeeta, toward the inevitable…"

Playwright Williamson is the author of Secrets of Lamp Lit Blinds. His work has been presented at the Actor's Theatre of Louisville, Carnegie Mellon, the O'Neill Conference, NC Theatre Conference and The Kennedy Center.

For tickets and further information phone (212) 279-4488 or visit FringeNYC.

The Actors' Playhouse is located at 100 Seventh Avenue South Between Grove and Bleecker Streets.