The Bad and the Better marks an uptown move for the acclaimed downtown theatre company that has presented Hotel/Motel, The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side, Happy In The Poorhouse, Amerissiah, Ghosts in the Cottonwoods and Chasing the Fantastic in recent seasons.
The six-week engagement officially opens June 19 for a run through July 21. Ahonen is the Amoralists' resident playwright.
The cast includes Amoralists company members Byron Anthony, William Apps, Selene Beretta, James Kautz, Nick Lawson, Sarah Lemp, Sarah Roy, Anna Stromberg, Jordan Tisdale and Vanessa Vache, as well as newcomers to the troupe including Clyde Baldo, Reuben Barsky, Penny Bittone, Regina Blandon, Ugo Chukwu, Wade Dunham, Edgar Eguia, Rebeca Fong, Chris Lanceley, David Lanson, Judy Merrick, David Nash, Cassie Paras, James Rees, Lucas Seigal, Dan Stern, Kelley Swindall and Chris Wharton.
The Bad and the Better design team includes Alfred Schatz (set design), Natalie Robin (lighting design) and Philip Carluzzo (sound design).
The Amoralists is a theatre company that produces work of no moral judgment. Dedicated to an honest expression of the American condition, the actor-driven ensemble explores complex characters of moral ambiguity.
Tickets are $49.95 and are available at TicketCentral.com or by calling (212) 279-4200. The Peter Jay Sharp Theater is located at 416 West 42nd Street.