Zoe Levin, Ali Marsh, Michael Stahl-David, Nilaja Sun Join Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner in Commons of Pensacola

By Carey Purcell
28 Aug 2013

Zoe Levin
Zoe Levin

Zoe Levin, Ali Marsh, Michael Stahl-David and Nilaja Sun have joined the cast of the upcoming Manhattan Theatre Club production The Commons of Pensacola. Written by stage and screen star Amanda Peet, preview performances begin Oct. 22.

The foursome join previously announced cast members Emmy and Tony Award winner Blythe Danner and Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker.

Directed by Lynne Meadow (Wit, The Assembled Parties), The Commons of Pensacola opens Nov. 21 and runs through Jan. 5, 2014, at New York City Center — Stage 1. 

"Judith (Blythe Danner) has been divested of her assets and forced to leave her luxurious New York life after her husband’s Wall Street scam became headline news," press notes state. "When her daughter Becca (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Becca’s filmmaker boyfriend (Michael Stahl-David) pay Judith a visit to the one bedroom condo Judith now occupies in Pensacola, Florida, everyone’s motives are called into question. How will past and present circumstances inform how this family moves into the future?"



Levin's film credits include "The Way Way Back," "Beneath the Harvest Sky" and "Palo Alto."

Marsh's TV work includes "In Plain Sight," "Law & Order," "Blue Bloods," "Children’s Hospital," "Stella," "Seinfeld" and  "Chicago Hope," and her film credits include "Rabbit Hole," "The Ten," "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," "Private Parts" and "The Mirror Has Two Faces." Onstage, she has performed in The Butcher of Baraboo, Ridiculous Fraud, As You Like It and Proof.

Michael Stahl-David's film and TV work includes "Cloverfield," "In Your Eyes" and "My Generation," and his stage work includes Lost in Yonkers.

Sun wrote and starred in No Child.... Her TV work includes "30 Rock," "Law & Order: SVU," "Unforgettable," "Louie" and "Rubicon," and her film credits include "The International," "Nature Calls" and "Hairbrained."

Danner most recently appeared on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It. She won a Tony in 1970 for Butterflies Are Free and has received Tony nominations for Betrayal">Betrayal, A Streetcar Named Desire and Follies. She won back-to-back Emmy Awards for her role in Showtime’s acclaimed series "Huff." Her many film roles include "The Lucky One," "Hello, I Must Be Going" and "Meet The Parents."

Parker most recently appeared on the New York stage in MTC’s 2001 production of Wonder of the World by David Lindsay-Abaire. Her other theatrical credits include The Substance of Fire, The Heidi Chronicles, Once Upon a Mattress and Annie. She received four Golden Globe, three SAG Awards and two Emmy Awards for her role as Carrie Bradshaw in HBO’s "Sex and The City."

The creative team for The Commons of Pensacola includes Santo Loquasto (scenic design), Tom Broecker (costume design), Jason Lyons (lighting design), Jill BC Du Boff (sound design) and Thomas Schall (fight director).

Tickets and more information are available by calling (212) 399-3050 or visiting ManhattanTheatreClub.com.