Refuge of Lies, with Serabian and Mawe, Opens Off-Broadway Sept. 17

News   Refuge of Lies, with Serabian and Mawe, Opens Off-Broadway Sept. 17
 
Ron Reed's Hitchcock-like thriller Refuge of Lies officially opens Off-Broadway at the Lion Theatre Sept. 17.

Under the direction of Steve Day, the U.S. premiere of Reed's work began performances Sept. 12 and will play a three-week run through Sept. 28.

Refuge of Lies features Tony nominee Lorraine Serabian (Zorba!) alongside Richard Mawe (Death of a Salesman) with Libby Skala, Drew Dix, John Knauss, Joanne Joseph and Arthur Pellman.

"Rudi Vanderwaal, a gentle, 'good,' elderly gentleman living in Canada is hunted down by a Jewish reporter who insists Rudi is living a lie. Rudi's haunting past as a Nazi collaborator now demands justice. Will he have the courage to face the crimes of his youth, or flee, once again, behind a promise of grace?" ask press notes.

Designing Refuge are Rebecca Ferguson (set design), Marina Reti (costume design), Michael Jarett (lighting design) and Jonathan Rivera (sound engineer).

A talkback session with Canadian playwright Ron Reed will follow the 2 PM Sept. 20 performance. For tickets, priced $18, phone (212) 279-4200 or visit TicketCentral.

The Lion Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd Street in Manhattan.

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