Order More Veils: Salome Extends on Broadway Until June 14

News   Order More Veils: Salome Extends on Broadway Until June 14 Oscar Wilde's Salome: The Reading, which began previews on April 11 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, has extended its limited run one week to June 14.
David Strathairn and Marisa Tomei in Salome.
David Strathairn and Marisa Tomei in Salome. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

Academy Award winner Al Pacino heads the cast as King Herod, playing opposite the Salome of another Oscar winner, Marisa Tomei. The company also includes Dianne Wiest and David Strathairn with Timothy Altmeyer, Jill Alexander, Daryl Dismond, Timothy Doyle, Robert Heller, Owen Hollander, Bob Lavelle, Chris McGarry, Ed Setrakian and Kevin Stapleton. The production is being termed a reading, since actors will use scripts “at certain points during the show.”

Produced by Robert Fox, Daryl Roth and Amy Nederlander, Salome’s official opening is scheduled for April 30, and the engagement will end its limited run June 7. The production features direction by Estelle Parsons and original music by Yukio Tsuji. The remainder of the creative team comprises Peter Larkin (set design), Jane Greenwood (set design), Howard Thies (lighting design) and Erich Brechtel and David Schnirman (sound design).

Salome will play Monday through Saturday evenings at 8 PM with Saturday matinees at 2 PM. Tickets are priced between $25 and $85. Call Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or log on to www.telecharge.com. The Ethel Barrymore Theatre is located at 243 West 47th Street.

Diane Wiest and Al Pacino in <i>Salome</i>.
Diane Wiest and Al Pacino in Salome. (Photo by Joan Marcus)