World Premiere of Annie Baker’s The Antipodes Opens Off-Broadway

Off-Broadway News   World Premiere of Annie Baker’s The Antipodes Opens Off-Broadway
 
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright debuts her newest work at the Signature Theatre.
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The world premiere of The Antipodes, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker, officially opens April 23 at the Signature Theatre. The playwright returns to the Off-Broadway theatre following her acclaimed play John.

Similarly to John, of which very little was revealed prior to beginning performances, the description for The Antipodes reads simply: “A play about people telling stories about telling stories.“ The production began previews April 4 with direction by Lila Neugebauer.

The Antipodes has been extended three times and is scheduled to play through June 4. Performances take place in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, located at 480 West 42nd Street, New York.

The cast is made up of Phillip James Brannon (Tiny Beautiful Things), Josh Charles (The Good Wife), Josh Hamilton (Madam Secretary), Danny Mastrogiorgio (Gotham), Danny McCarthy (Prison Break), Emily Cass McDonnell (Mercury Fur), Brian Miskell (The Flick), Will Patton (Fool For Love), and Nicole Rodenburg (Venus in Fur).

The creative team includes Laura Jellinek (scenic design), Kaye Voyce (costume design), Tyler Micoleau (lighting design), and Bray Poor (sound design). Laura Smith is the production stage manager. Casting is by Telsey + Company.

To purchase tickets call Ticket Services at (212) 244-7529 or visit SignatureTheatre.org.

(Updated April 23, 2017)

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