Directed by Tony winner James Naughton, David Epstein's play will run through Aug. 5. The starry company features Bruce Altman as Andrew, Larry Bryggman as Hank, James Colby as Eddie, Cady Huffman as Terri, Marisa Echeverría as Magdalena, Lois Smith as Princess and Mark J. Sullivan as Rob. Surface to Air, according to press notes, "is the story of a family forced to confront long-repressed issues and current realities when the remains of their son, a Vietnam veteran, are returned to them 30 years after his plane was shot down over Vietnam."
At left (from top): Cady Huffman; Larry Bryggman; Lois Smith; James Colby; director James Naughton, Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman; Bruce Altman; Marisa Echeverría; Mark J. Sullivan; playwright David Epstein; Greg Naughton and Kelli O'Hara; E.L. Doctrow; Phyllis Newman; and Jacques d'Amboise.
Below: The cast of Surface to Air takes its opening-night bows.
photos by Aubrey Reuben