Denham's cagelove Directed by Rapp Runs Longer in NYC, Extends to June 25

News   Denham's cagelove Directed by Rapp Runs Longer in NYC, Extends to June 25
The Adam Rapp staging of Christopher Denham's cagelove has extended its run at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater through June 25.
Christopher Denham
Christopher Denham Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Rapp directs his Red Light Winter star's play, which began its run May 10 and opened May 15 at the downtown stage for a run originally scheduled through June 18. In cagelove, "When a woman brings charges of rape against her former lover, her husband becomes obsessed with his attempts to uncover the real truth," according to Rattlestick.

Daniel Eric Gold (The Paris Letter, Small Tragedy), Gillian Jacobs ("The Book of Daniel," Rapp's upcoming film "Blackbird") and Emily Cass McDonnell (Indoor/Outdoor, Aunt Dan and Lemon) are featured in the work.

The design team for cagelove includes John McDermott (sets), Erika Monro (costumes), Ed McCarthy (lights) and Eric Shim (sound). Sarah Bishop-Stone serves as assistant director and Paige van den Burg is production stage manager.

Rapp's Finer Noble Gases appeared at Rattlestick in 2004. The scribe has also penned the plays Nocturne, Stone Cold Dead Serious, Blackbird, Gompers, Bingo with the Indians, Trueblinka and Faster as well as the screenplay to "Winter Passing." He made his Off-Broadway directorial debut recently with his own Red Light Winter.

Denham played the young boy in the Broadway revival of Athol Fugard's Master Harold... opposite Danny Glover and Michael Boatman and also appeared Off Broadway in Charles L. Mee's Wintertime. The actor has also authored six plays including In Film, Rapist James, The Last Penitente, and The Haven Trilogy as well as two novels, "The Bellringers" and "At the Spike."

For tickets to cagelove at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place (between West 11th and Perry St.), call (212) 868-4444. For more information, visit

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