Paula Vogel's How I Learned To Drive has cancelled its June 4 matinee due to a non-COVID related illness in the company. All tickets will be exchanged or refunded at the original point of purchase. The production shared the news on Instagram. Visit ManhattanTheatreClub.com for the latest.
The three-time 2022 Tony Award-nominated play opened April 19 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, following previews which began March 29. The show follows a woman coming to terms with her sexually abusive uncle through a series of flashbacks, reunites the original cast and director from its 1997 Off-Broadway premiere, featuring direction by Mark Brokaw and leading performances by Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse, who reprise their roles of Li’l Bit and Uncle Peck, respectively.
They're joined by fellow original cast member Johanna Day and newcomers Alyssa May Gold and Chris Myers. Rounding out the company as understudies are Suzy Jane Hunt, Emily Young, Curt Bouril, and Charles Browning.
The play's creative team includes scenic design by Rachel Hauck, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Mark McCullough, original music and sound design by David Van Tieghem, video design by Lucy MacKinnon, music direction and vocal arrangements by Stephen Oremus, dialect coaching by Deborah Hecht, and production stage management by James Fitzsimmons. The production is cast by Kelly Gillespie, Nancy Piccione, and Caparelliotis Casting.