PHOTO CALL: A Look at The Public's The Great Immensity, Featuring Damian Baldet and Chris Sullivan
By Krissie Fullerton
23 Apr 2014
The New York premiere of The Civilians' The Great Immensity officially opened April 24 at the Public Theater following previews that began April 11.
Written and directed by Steven Cosson with songs by Michael Friedman, the cast features Damian Baldet (Machinal, The Lion King) as Harold, Pete; Cindy Cheung (Sides: The Fear is Real, Middletown) as Allie, Emmanuelle; Dan Domingues (The Cherry Orchard, Cymbeline) as Bonifacio, Marcos, Charlie; Rebecca Hart (Dead City, Vendetta Chrome) as Phyllis; Trey Lyford (Elephant Room, Gone Missing) as Rob, Ship Spotter, Pete; Chris Sullivan (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Lombardi) as Karl; and Erin Wilhelmi (The Great God Pan, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower") as Julie.
The production is billed as followed: "The Great Immensity is a continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues her husband Karl who disappeared from a tropical island while on an assignment for a nature show. Through her search, Phyllis uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Paris. As the days count down to the summit, Phyllis must decipher the plan and possibly stop it in time."