By Adam Hetrick
04 Dec 2012
|Photo by Carol Rosegg|
Tina Landau (In the Red and Brown Water, Floyd Collins) stages the New York bow that began previews Nov. 15 and will run through Dec. 30.
Vogel's play, which brings together a large swath of fictional characters and historic figures, premiered in 2008 at the Long Wharf Theatre. It has been produced at a host of regional theatres across the U.S. since its debut.
Ripley (Next to Normal, Side Show) and Stillman (Grey Gardens) are joined by Amber Iman, Sumaya Bouhbal, K. Todd Freeman, Chris Henry, Rachel Spencer Hewitt, Antwayn Hopper, Jonathan-David, Karen Kandel and Sean Allan Krill.
The production incorporates traditional carols and music of the era.
Music supervision and arrangements for A Civil War Christmas are by Daryl Waters; the musical director is Andrew Resnick; scenic design is by James Schuette; costume design is by Toni Leslie James; lighting design is by Scott Zielinski; and sound design is by Jill BC Du Boff.
Vogel's plays include her Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned To Drive; The Baltimore Waltz; Desdemona, A Play About A Handkerchief; The Oldest Profession; And Baby Makes Seven; Hot 'N Throbbing; The Mineola Twins; and The Long Christmas Ride Home.
For tickets phone (212) 279-4200 or visit nytw.org. NYTW is located at 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue.