Performances will begin on Nov. 2. Opening is Nov. 8 for a run through Nov. 19 at The Bank Street Theatre (155 Bank Street).
The plot of the work is described this way: "Forty days, 7 angry girls, 1 reluctant teaching artist … set in an all-girls residential facility, Count Down follows a teaching artist as she attempts to break down the barriers of a group of neglected young women through a creative process."
The drama is inspired by the playwright's experiences over the last 15 years working as a teaching artist with many groups of at-risk youth, including abused and neglected teenage girls.
The cast includes Valerie Blazek, Sandi Carroll, Reina Cedeno, Major Dodge, Megan Ferguson, Kasey Lockwood, Shawand McKenzie, Adepero Oduye and Dania Ramos.
Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting www.SmartTix.com or calling (212) 868-4444. For more information visit http://doubleplayconnections.home.att.net.