Tony Award winner Nelson (James Joyce's The Dead) brings back the Apple family from his plays Sweet and Sad and That Hopey Changey Thing for the world premiere of his Election Day-set play Sorry. The drama takes place the morning of the election as Americans head to the polls to cast their votes. Nelson has been updating the script to reflect recent developments in the country and the campaigns.
Previews were originally scheduled to begin Oct. 30, but Hurricane Sandy forced the Public to delay the start of performances. Sorry resumed performances Nov. 3. It will run through Nov. 18 as part of the Public Lab.
Sorry reunites original cast members from the first two plays, including Sanders and Plunkett, as well as Jon DeVries, Laila Robins and J. Smith-Cameron. Nelson directs.
The production has scenic and costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Jennifer Tipton and sound design by Scott Lehrer and Will Pickens.
Nelson is the Tony Award-winning playwright/adaptor of James Joyce's The Dead. His works also include Two Shakespearean Actors, Farewell to the Theatre, Conversations in Tusculum, and Nikolai And The Others, which will debut Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in spring 2013.
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