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Producer Scott Rudin (A Raisin in the Sun, Betrayal, Death of a Salesman) will present the New York remounting of the play. Dates for the Off-Broadway production shortly. Read about the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama here.
Playwright Baker stated that she expected original Off-Broadway cast members Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten to return for the Barrow Street run.
The Barrow Street Theatre is currently home to Jonathan Tollins' hit comedy Buyer and Cellar, which is currently selling tickets through August.
Baker's study of boredom, yearning and dysfunction in a crew of New England movie-house workers was extended during its 2013 Off-Broadway world-premiere engagement at Playwrights Horizons. The Flick was directed by Sam Gold (Fun Home, Circle Mirror Transformation).
Baker's play inspired off stage drama last spring when Playwrights Horizons subscribers criticized the play's length, prompting the Off-Broadway company's artistic director Tim Sanford to respond.
Baker is also the playwright of Circle Mirror Transformation, Body Awareness, The Aliens and an adaptation of Uncle Vanya for Soho Rep.