PHOTO CALL: Nathan Louis Jackson's When I Come to Die Opens Off-Broadway

News   PHOTO CALL: Nathan Louis Jackson's When I Come to Die Opens Off-Broadway
 
A death-row inmate is granted an unlikely second chance in the world premiere of Nathan Louis Jackson's When I Come to Die, which officially opened Off-Broadway Feb. 10 after previews that began Jan. 31.

LCT3 presents the play about an inmate who survives an intended lethal injection, which is directed by Tony Award-nominated director Thomas Kail (In the Heights, Lombardi). Performances will continue through Feb. 26 at the Duke on 42nd Street.

Here is the company on opening night:


 

 

Chris Chalk (Fences) plays Damon Robinson, the inmate who gets a second chance, in a cast that also features Michael Balderrama (In the Heights) as Officer Cooper, a prison guard; Neal Huff (Take Me Out) as Father Adrian Crouse, the death-row chaplain; David Patrick Kelly (Festen) as Roach, a fellow inmate; and Amanda Mason Warren (The Golden Age) as Damon's sister, Chantel.

According to LCT3, "When I Come to Die tells the tale of Damon Robinson, a death-row inmate, who struggles to find faith and hope and understand why his life has been spared after he survives a lethal injection."

All tickets for LCT3 productions are priced $20. For tickets phone (646) 223-3010 or visit Dukeon42.

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