Old, Wicked Songs, Jon Maran's play that became a runner-up to Rent for the 1996 Pulitzer Prize after a limited run at Playhouse 91 in 1995, is getting a chance to spread its wings in a commercial off-Broadway production that begins performances Aug. 16 at the Promenade Theatre in New York. The two-character drama stars Hal Robinson and Justin Kirk as, respectively, an old Austrian professor who awakens the passion for music in a young American pianist.
The production is directed by Seth Parrish, with sets and costumes by Markas Henry. The official opening is Sept. 5. For tickets and information: (212) 239-6200.