By Adam Hetrick
28 Apr 2013
|Photo by James Leynse|
The cast features Broadway Peter and the Starcatcher cast members Carson Elrod and Matthew Saldivar, as well as Jenn Harris (Silence! The Musical), Eric Clem (Blue Man Group) and Liv Rooth, who covered the role of Vanda in Ives' Venus in Fur on Broadway.
All in the Timing, according to Primary Stages, features "Sure Thing and The Universal Language which have become contemporary classics..." The production marked the first major New York revival of the piece that premiered at Primary Stages in 1993 and ran for over 600 performances.
He continued, "Each one of these little plays were a little education in some particular aspect of theatre. The Universal Language is about how far you can go with people speaking gibberish. Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread — how much of a musical you can write in six minutes without having an orchestra. Each one of these was a challenge, and it's been nothing but fun revisiting them (knock wood)."
The production has scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Anita Yavich, lighting design by Jason Lyons and original music and sound design by Ryan Rumery.
Primary Stages performs at 59E59 Theaters. Visit PrimaryStages.org.