The production officially opens April 5 and ends April 22. The cast features Mark Alhadeff, Sarah Nina Hayon and Audrey Lynn Weston. The design team includes sets by Rachel Hauck, lights by Colin D. Young and sound by Ryan Rumery.
Press notes describe the play as such: "A modern day Bacchae set at an outdoor rock festival, three lonely souls embark on a search for spiritual fulfillment, finding solace in loud music, deviant sex, and films of the 1970's."
Forsman's recent directorial credits include Everything's Turning Into Beautiful and Sin: A Cardinal Deposed for the New Group and Tina Howe's translations of Ionesco's The Bald Soprano and The Lesson for the Atlantic Theater Company.
Winick's plays include The Vocal Lords (Theatre at St. Clements), Lay Me Down (Reverie Productions at the Present Company Theatorium), Whiskey Down (Million Stories Project at the Mazer Theatre), The Biz (Expanded Arts) and Ian Fleming Presents Steve Gallin in Nobody Dies Forever (New York Fringe). Winick works at Playwrights Horizons as its director of marketing.
59E59 Theaters is located at 59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues. To purchase tickets call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.ticketcentral.com. For more information, visit www.59e59.org.