Victoria Mack and Ian Kahn Will Star in Forbidden Love Two-Hander Off-Broadway

News   Victoria Mack and Ian Kahn Will Star in Forbidden Love Two-Hander Off-Broadway
 
Broadway actors Victoria Mack (Venus in Fur) and Ian Kahn (Enron) have been cast in the Actors Company Theatre staging of Hard Love, the romantic drama by Israeli playwright Motti Lerner. The Off-Broadway premiere kicks off TACT's 23rd season.

Helmed by the company's artistic director Scott Alan Evans, Hard Love is set to begin performances Sept. 29 at the Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row. An official opening night is set for Oct. 11.

Lerner's play is set in the ultra-orthodox Mea She’arim district in Jerusalem. It follows the "fiercely romantic and passionate story" of Hannah and Zvi, a divorced couple whose lives are unexpectedly intertwined once more when the teenage children from their second marriages become romantically involved. "The enormous divide between the faithful and the non-believing is attempted to be bridged by the power of an undying earthly love," state press notes.

The creative team is made up of John McDermott (sets), Kim Krumm Sorenson (costumes), Aaron Copp (lights), Toby Algya (sound) and Samantha Shoffner (props). Kelly Burns is production stage manager, and Yetti Steinman is assistant stage manager.

Hard Love premiered in Israel and has since received productions in North Carolina, Atlanta and around the world.

To purchase tickets visit Telecharge or call (212) 239-6200. Theatre Row’s Beckett Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd St.

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