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