"Law and Order" Star Opens in Futuristic War Play Tonight

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Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait, written and directed by Daniel Talbott. The world-premiere play, which opens June 9, tells the story of two soldiers waiting in the desert in a world ravaged by war, with a cast that features "Law and Order" star Kathryn Erbe.

The play, co-produced with Piece by Piece productions, began performances May 21 and continues through June 27 at the Gym at Judson, with an official opening night slated for June 9. 

The cast also features Brian Miskell (The Undeniable Sound of Right Now), Seth Numrich (Golden Boy, War Horse), Chris Stack (Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra, Hill Town Plays ), Jimi Stanton and Jelena Stupljanin (Circus Columbia).

Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait takes place in an undetermined future, set in a worn-down outpost in the middle of the desert. Two soldiers await their orders in a world that has been destroyed by war and stripped of its natural resources.

The production features set design by Raul Abrego, costume design by Tristan Raines, lighting design by Joel Moritz, sound design by John Zalewski, projection design by Dave Tennent and violence and dance choreography by UnkleDave’s Fight-House.

Talbott is artistic director of the award-winning Rising Phoenix Rep. His earlier plays produced Off-Broadway include Slipping, Yosemite and What Happened When, among others. He also has numerous directing credits at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The Gym at Judson is located at 243 Thompson St., Manhattan. For more information visit rattlestick.org. To purchase tickets visit ovationtix.com or phone (866) 811-411.

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