Natural Affection, Featuring Kathryn Erbe, John Pankow and Victoria Mack, Opens Sept. 26

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre's production of William Inge's Natural Affection officially opens Sept. 26 following previews that began Sept. 17.  

Kathryn Erbe
Kathryn Erbe

Natural Affection continues performances through Oct. 26.

Directed by TACT co-artistic director Jenn Thompson, the cast includes TACT company members Alec Beard ( Lost in Yonkers, Semi-Monde), Eve Bianco ( Bedroom Farce, Dandy Dick) and Victoria Mack ( Happy Birthday, Venus in Fur) as well as guest artists Tobi Aremu, Chris Bert, Kathryn Erbe ( The Grapes of Wrath, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent”) and John Pankow ( The Iceman Cometh, "Episodes").

"In Natural Affection, a troubled young man, who, abandoned early in life by his single mother (Erbe), returns from reform school to find her now living with a lover," press notes state. "As the tension between them mounts, their fight for forgiveness and connection gives way to desperation, setting this insecure family on a collision course of reckless, heartbreaking and almost inevitable violence."

The creative team comprises John McDermott (sets), David Toser (costumes), Mary Louise Geiger (lights), Toby Algya (sound) and Lauren Madden (properties).

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