PHOTO CALL: The Little Flower of East Orange Opens Off-Broadway

News   PHOTO CALL: The Little Flower of East Orange Opens Off-Broadway LAByrinth Theater Company and The Public Theater produce the latest Stephen Adly Guirgis play, The Little Flower of East Orange, which opened Off-Broadway April 6.

Longtime collaborator Philip Seymour Hoffman directs the new work that plays the Public's Martinson Hall. Ellen Burstyn stars. Little Flower centers on the tale of an ailing woman who unknowingly ends up at a Bronx charity hospital while her son and daughter struggle to deal with her condition.

Joining Burstyn in the cast are Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, Arthur French, Gillian Jacobs, Ajay Naidu, Howie Seago, Michael Shannon, Sidney Williams and David Zayas.

The cast and friends celebrated opening night at New York City's B Bar & Grill. Here are some shots from the evening:

Ellen Burstyn Philip Seymour Hoffman
Michael Shannon Stephen Adly Guirgis
David Zayas Liza Colón-Zayas and Elizabeth Canavan
Gillian Jacobs Ajay Naidu
Arthur French Sidney Williams
John Patrick Shanley and Eric Bogosian
John Ortiz Daphne Rubin-Vega
Stephen Belber Kevin Geer

All photos by Aubrey Reuben.