LAB co-artistic director Philip Seymour Hoffman will direct Little Flower, which is scheduled to begin previews March 18 and open April 6 at the Public Theater (who co-produces the event) for a run through April 20. The new work from Guirgis centers on the tale of an ailing woman who unknowingly ends up at an upper Manhattan charity hospital while her son struggles to deal with her condition.
Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn stars with Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, Arthur French, Gillian Jacobs, Ajay Naidu, Howie Seago, Michael Shannon, Sidney Williams and David Zayas.
Here is a first look at the cast currently in rehearsal:
All photos by Monique Carboni.