Encore Run of The Sound and The Fury Announces Extension Off-Broadway

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The Public Theater has announced a two-week extension of Elevator Repair Service's production The Sound and the Fury, which returns Off-Broadway following an acclaimed premiere at New York Theatre Workshop in 2008.

The show, beginning May 14 with an official press opening May 21, will now run through June 27.

Directed by John Collins, The Sound and the Fury is a staging of the first section of the "Benjy Chapter" of William Faulkner's seminal novel of the same name. The show is billed as a theatrical representation of Faulkner's complex language. "In usual ERS style, humor, pathos, and high-energy choreography illuminate this Southern Gothic tale. ERS takes on Faulkner’s daring experimentation with consciousness, perception, memory and language – and honors the author’s words to the letter," state press notes.

The production features split-screen staging, video-projected text and an original sound score.

The production has scenic design by David Zinn, costume design by Colleen Werthmann and additional costumes by Jacob A. Climer, lighting design by Mark Barton and sound design by Matt Tierney.

The ensemble cast features Daphne Gaines, Rosie Goldensohn, Mike Iveson, Vin Knight, Aaron Landsman, Randolph Curtis Rand, Greig Sargeant, Kaneza Schaal, Pete Simpson, Susie Sokol, Lucy Taylor, Tory Vazquez and Ben Williams. For tickets phone (212) 967-7555 or visit PublicTheater

The Public Theater is located at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan.

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