Debra Monk and Mark Blum Will Join Jamie Brewer in Roundabout’s Amy and the Orphans | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Debra Monk and Mark Blum Will Join Jamie Brewer in Roundabout’s Amy and the Orphans Performances will begin Off-Broadway in March 2018.
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Tony winner Debra Monk (Redwood Curtain, Steel Pier) and veteran actor Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties) will join the previously announced Jamie Brewer (American Horror Story) in Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming production of Lindsey Ferrentino’s Amy and the Orphans.

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Performances will begin February 1, 2018, ahead of an official opening March 1 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The limited engagement is scheduled to run through April 22.

Directed by Tony nominee Scott Ellis, Amy and the Orphans is Ferrentino’s Roundabout Underground commission and marks the playwright’s return to the theatre following the acclaimed production of her play Ugly Lies the Bone.

Monk will play the role of Maggie with Blum as Jacob. They will be joined by Vanessa Aspillaga as Kathy, Diane Davis as Sarah, and Josh McDermitt as Bobby.

Brewer will play the role of Amy, a woman with Down syndrome who helps her family deal with their father’s death.


The production will feature sets by Rachel Hauck, costumes by Alejo Vietti, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, and sound design and original music by John Gromada.

Tickets are available online at, by phone at (212) 719-1300, or in person at any Roundabout box office. The Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre is located at 111 West 46th Street.

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