Previews begin Feb. 14 toward an opening on March 6. Performances play to March 24.
According to the Vineyard, "In the psychological drama The North Pool, a high school principal and a Middle-Eastern-born transfer student engage in a politically and emotionally charged game of cat and mouse, with dangerous consequences."
Turner (playing Dr. Danielson) appeared Off-Broadway in the Keen Company's Benefactors and Classic Stage Company's Race. Tafti (playing Khadim Asmaan) is making his Off-Broadway debut. His regional credits include Scorched (A.C.T.), Blood and Gifts (La Jolla Playhouse) and the world premiere of The North Pool at Barrington Stage. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
The creative team includes scenic designer Donyale Werle (Tony winner for Peter and the Starcatcher); costume designer Paloma Young (Tony winner for Peter and the Starcatcher); lighting designer David Lander (The Lyons); and sound designer Daniel Kluger.
Performances will play Tuesdays at 7 PM, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 PM and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 PM.
The Vineyard is at 108 E. 15 St. between Irving Place and Union Square East. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Vineyard Box Office at (212) 353-0303 or online at www.vineyardtheatre.org.
Based on availability, $20 Rush tickets are available 2 hours prior to curtain at the Box Office.