Directed by artistic director Gordon Edelstein, performances of the Fugard work, which is set on Christmas Eve, will continue through Dec. 20 at the Connecticut venue. No other casting has been announced.
The work is set in a Southern California diner where a South African professor (Waterston), now living in the U.S., must come to grips with his personal demons when an Eastern European Jewish couple sit down to dine.
"Law and Order" star Waterston's many Broadway credits include Abe Lincoln in Illinois, A Walk in the Woods, Benefactors, Lunch Hour, Hamlet, A Doll's House, Much Ado About Nothing, The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, Hay Fever, Indians, Halfway Up the Tree and Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung Up in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad. His film credits include "Crimes and Misdemeanors," "Hannah and Her Sisters," "The Great Gatsby" and "Serial Mom."
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