Primary Stages' Love Child Opens Off-Broadway Oct. 26

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The New York premiere of Daniel Jenkins and Robert Stanton's Love Child, presented by Primary Stages, opens Off-Broadway Oct. 26.
Daniel Jenkins and Robert Stanton
Daniel Jenkins and Robert Stanton Photo by James Leynse

Carl Forsman directs Jenkins and Stanton in their own comedy. Previews began Oct. 12 for a run through Nov. 19 at 59E59 Theaters. (The work runs in repertory with Lee Blessing's A Body of Water.) "Real and theatrical worlds collide in Love Child," according to an announcement. The comedy centers on "the night a classic play spoke so loudly to its audience that its audience felt compelled to talk back."

A developmental presentation of Love Child was previously seen at New York Stage and Film. Stanton was recently seen on Broadway in The Coast of Utopia; Jenkins continues to co-star in Broadway's Mary Poppins.

The Love Child design team includes Neil Patel (set), Candice Donnelly (costumes) and Jeff Croiter (lights). Joanne E. McInerney serves as production stage manager.

The Primary Stages 24th season continues with Blessing's A Body of Water (through Nov. 9), Donald Margulies' Shipwrecked! An Entertainment — The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself) (Jan. 27-March 7, 2009) and Tina Howe's world premiere Chasing Manet (March 24-May 2, 2009) with Tony Award winner Jane Alexander.

Tickets for Primary Stages shows at 59E59 Theaters (located at 59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues) are available by calling (212) 279-4200. For more information visit or call (212) 840-9705.

Robert Stanton and Daniel Jenkins in <i>Love Child</i>
Robert Stanton and Daniel Jenkins in Love Child Photo by James Leynse
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