Vineyard Theatre presents the play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Animals Out of Paper). 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 East Coast premiere of The North Pool at Barrington Stage. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
Sardelli directed the world premieres of Dead Accounts by Theresa Rebeck and The North Pool, and many other regional productions.
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 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 vineyardtheatre.org.
Based on availability, $20 Rush tickets are available 2 hours prior to curtain at the Box Office.