Off-Broadway Forecast Is Snow as Wintertime with Marsha Mason Opens, March 2

News   Off-Broadway Forecast Is Snow as Wintertime with Marsha Mason Opens, March 2 Snow falls upon the set at the Second Stage Theatre prior to and during the performance of Charles L. Mee's comedy Wintertime which opens March 2 with stars Marsha Mason ("The Goodbye Girl") and Michael Cerveris (Tommy, the upcoming Assassins).
Marsha Mason and Michael Cerveris in Wintertime
Marsha Mason and Michael Cerveris in Wintertime

The co-production with New Jersey's McCarter Theatre Center (where the show recently played) began its Off-Broadway run Feb. 3 for a run through March 21. The show was previously set to open Feb. 23 but pushed back its official opening to allow more stage time for replacement players.

Wintertime follows the story of a young man who is set to propose to his girlfriend at his family's secluded snowbound house when he finds that his mother and her French lover already occupy the cabin. Moments later, the father shows up with his boyfriend for an evening that features even more surprise guests.

David Schweizer directs a cast that also features Tina Benko, Brienin Bryant, T. Scott Cunningham, Carmen de Lavallade, Nicholas Hormann and Danny Mastrogiorgio. Marylouise Burke (Kimberly Akimbo) and Christopher Denham (Master Harold...) join the original McCarter cast — replacing Lola Pashalinski and McCaleb Burnett, respectively.

Paul Schoeffler will perform the final week of performances March 15-21, as well as a matinee on March 10, in lieu of Cerveris — who leaves the production to begin preparing for his upcoming turn in Broadway's Assassins.

The design team for Wintertime will feature Andrew Lieberman (scenic), David Zinn (costume), Kevin Adams (lighting) and Eric Shim (sound).

For tickets to Wintertime and the 25th anniversary season at Second Stage, 307 West 43rd Street (off 8th Avenue), call (212) 246-4422 or visit www.secondstagetheatre.com.