The Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere of Beau Willimon's Spirit Control, the story of an air-traffic controller facing crisis and unexpected relationships, began Oct. 7 at MTC's Off-Broadway home at City Center Stage I. "Law & Order" star Jeremy Sisto leads the cast.
The company includes Mia Barron, Charles Borland, Aaron Michael Davies, Brian Hutchison and Maggie Lacey.
The Henry Wishcamper-directed production opens Oct. 26. In the play by the author of Farragut North, according to MTC, "Adam Wyatt (Sisto) has the perfect family and a perfect record as an air traffic controller. But when the pilot of a small plane suffers a heart attack, Adam must talk a terrified passenger through an emergency landing. What happens next will link him inextricably to a woman he's never met, and set the life he once knew irrevocably adrift. Spirit Control is a chilling and mesmerizing look at how we navigate a crisis, and the demons that haunt us long after."