Zoe Levin, Ali Marsh, Michael Stahl-David, Nilaja Sun Join Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner in Commons of Pensacola
28 Aug 2013
Zoe Levin, Ali Marsh, Michael Stahl-David and Nilaja Sun have joined the cast of the upcoming Manhattan Theatre Club production The Commons of Pensacola. Written by stage and screen star Amanda Peet, preview performances begin Oct. 22.
"Judith (Blythe Danner) has been divested of her assets and forced to leave her luxurious New York life after her husband’s Wall Street scam became headline news," press notes state. "When her daughter Becca (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Becca’s filmmaker boyfriend (Michael Stahl-David) pay Judith a visit to the one bedroom condo Judith now occupies in Pensacola, Florida, everyone’s motives are called into question. How will past and present circumstances inform how this family moves into the future?"
Levin's film credits include "The Way Way Back," "Beneath the Harvest Sky" and "Palo Alto."
Marsh's TV work includes "In Plain Sight," "Law & Order," "Blue Bloods," "Children’s Hospital," "Stella," "Seinfeld" and "Chicago Hope," and her film credits include "Rabbit Hole," "The Ten," "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," "Private Parts" and "The Mirror Has Two Faces." Onstage, she has performed in The Butcher of Baraboo, Ridiculous Fraud, As You Like It and Proof.
Michael Stahl-David's film and TV work includes "Cloverfield," "In Your Eyes" and "My Generation," and his stage work includes Lost in Yonkers.
Sun wrote and starred in No Child.... Her TV work includes "30 Rock," "Law & Order: SVU," "Unforgettable," "Louie" and "Rubicon," and her film credits include "The International," "Nature Calls" and "Hairbrained."
Parker most recently appeared on the New York stage in MTC’s 2001 production of Wonder of the World by David Lindsay-Abaire. Her other theatrical credits include The Substance of Fire, The Heidi Chronicles, Once Upon a Mattress and Annie. She received four Golden Globe, three SAG Awards and two Emmy Awards for her role as Carrie Bradshaw in HBO’s "Sex and The City."
The creative team for The Commons of Pensacola includes Santo Loquasto (scenic design), Tom Broecker (costume design), Jason Lyons (lighting design), Jill BC Du Boff (sound design) and Thomas Schall (fight director).
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