Potomac Theatre Project Opens 28th Season July 15 With Gertrude - The Cry

Potomac Theatre Project, the Off-Broadway company dedicated to presenting thought-provoking work of contemporary social and cultural relevance, kicks off its 28th season July 15 following previews that began July 8. 

Performances will continue through Aug. 10 in a limited engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2.

The season opens with the U.S. premiere of Howard Barker's  Gertrude - The Cry.  The "startling and revealing response to Hamlet" is directed by Richard Romagnoli.

The cast includes Pamela J. Gray ( Present Laughter, Butley), Robert Emmet Lunney ( The Graduate, Victory), Bill Army ( Act One, Relatively Speaking), David Barlow ( The Castle, Victory), Alex Draper ( Serious Money, Scenes From An Execution) and Kathryn Kates ( Food and Fadwa, "Orange is the New Black").

The season will continue with David Edgar’s Pentecost. The play, which "explores conflicting attitudes towards art in post-Communist Eastern Europe," will be directed by Cheryl Faraone and will star Alex Draper ( Serious Money, Scenes From An Execution).

The Atlantic Stage 2 is located at 330 West 16 St. Visit PTPNYC.org for more information.