|Photo by Erin Baiano|
Disgraced premiered in January at Chicago’s American Theatre Company. Kimberly Senior, who staged the Chicago premiere of the play, returned to direct the Off-Broadway production, which began previews Oct. 7.
The 90-minute drama about a a dinner party derailed over politics and religion initially extended to Dec. 2. It will now play an additional three weeks of performances. LCT3 is Lincoln Center Theater's new works initiative.
All tickets are $20 through the initial extension date of Dec. 2. However, tickets for the remainder of the run through Dec. 23 will be $50. A limited number of tickets priced at $20 will be available at every performance through LincTix, LCT’s program for 21 to 35 year olds. For information and to enroll, visit LincTix.org.
Aasif Mandvi ("The Daily Show with Jon Stewart") and Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still) are joined by Erik Jensen (The Exonerated, Aftermath, "The Bronx Is Burning"), Omar Maskati (The Belle's Stratagem) and Karen Pittman (Good People).
The production has sets by Lauren Helpern, costumes by Dane Laffrey, lighting by Tyler Micoleau and sound by Jill BC DuBoff.
Akhtar is a writer and actor whose novel "American Dervish" was published earlier this year. He co-wrote and played the lead role in the film "The War Within." His play The Invisible Hand premiered at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis in March.
For tickets, visit LCT3.org.