Manhattan Theatre Club celebrates the official opening of Richard Bean's The Nap September 27. The new comedy, directed by Daniel Sullivan, is playing in the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre where previews began September 5.
In The Nap, Dylan Spokes (Ben Schnetzer), a fast-rising young snooker star arrives for a championship tournament only to be confronted by the authorities with a warning about match fixing. Before he knows it, he is forced into underhanded dealings with a cast of eccentric characters that include his ex-convict dad (John Ellison Conlee), his mother (Johanna Day), a quick-tongued manager (Max Gordon Moore), and a renowned gangster (Alexandra Billings).
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Completing the cast of The Nap are 2018 United States National Snooker Champion Ahmed Aly Elsayed, Ethan Hova, Heather Lind, Bhavesh Patel, Thomas Jay Ryan.
The creative team for The Nap also includes David Rockwell (scenic design), Kaye Voyce (costume design), Justin Townsend (lighting design), Lindsay Jones (original music and sound design), Anne Ford-Coates (hair and make-up design), Ben Furey (dialect coach), and Thomas Schall (fight director).
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