Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell Will Not Go On in Fool for Love Tonight

News   Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell Will Not Go On in Fool for Love Tonight
Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell, who co-star in the Broadway premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard's Fool for Love, will not go on for the Nov. 7 evening performance of their show. However, the show will still go on with their respective understudies.

A statement from Manhattan Theatre Club reads, "Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell are both sick and unfortunately will not be performing in Fool For Love today. The show will go on with Amelia McClain and Aaron Roman Weiner in the roles of May and Eddie. If audience members have tickets for tonight and would like to reschedule for a different performance, or receive a refund, they should contact their point of purchase."

McClain and Weiner also went on for the Nov. 7 matinee performance.

Starring Tony Award winner Arianda and Rockwell, Fool for Love officially opened Oct. 8 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Performances continue through Dec. 13.

Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin directs the Manhattan Theatre Club production, which began previews Sept. 15. The production arrived on Broadway after a 2014 engagement at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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The cast also includes Emmy Award winner Tom Pelphrey (By The Water at MTC, End of the Rainbow) and Tony Award nominee Gordon Joseph Weiss (Fool For Love at Williamstown, Ghetto).

"Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart," according to press notes. "Beaten down by ill-fated love and a ruthless struggle for identity, can they ultimately live with, or without, each other?"

Fool for Love is presented in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival.

The creative team includes Dane Laffrey (scenic design), Anita Yavich (costume design), Justin Townsend (lighting design), Ryan Rumery (sound design) and David S. Leong (movement and fights).

Tickets are available by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200, online by visiting The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Box Office is located at 261 West 47th Street. Ticket prices are $70–$150.

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