Nilo Cruz's Bicycle Country Opens at NYC's Lion Theatre July 8

News   Nilo Cruz's Bicycle Country Opens at NYC's Lion Theatre July 8 The New York City premiere of Nilo Cruz's A Bicycle Country officially opens July 8 at Off-Broadway's The Lion Theatre.
Nilo Cruz
Nilo Cruz

Directed by Gil Ron, the production, which began previews July 3, will play through July 25. Ricardo Riethmuller produces. The cast comprises Luca Pierucci, Lorraine Rodriguez and Francisco Solorzano.

In A Bicycle Country, press notes state, "three Cubans, disillusioned with a crumbling revolution, are driven to risk all on a raft rocked by waves of hope and desperation."

The creative team also includes set designer Michael Mallard, lighting designer Scott Hali, sound designer James Garver and stage manager Joanna L. Jacobsen.

Nilo Cruz is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics.

Show times are Wednesday-Friday at 8 PM and Saturday at 2 and 8 PM.

The Lion Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. For tickets, priced $18, call (212) 279-4200 or visit www.ticketcentral.com.

<i>Bicycle</i> stars Francisco Solorzano, Luca Pierucci and Lorraine Rodriguez
Bicycle stars Francisco Solorzano, Luca Pierucci and Lorraine Rodriguez