The Fears, New Play by Emma Sheanshang, Sets Dates Off-Broadway | Playbill

Off-Broadway News The Fears, New Play by Emma Sheanshang, Sets Dates Off-Broadway

The play will mark the producing debut of Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh.

The Fears

The Fears, a new play by Emma Sheanshang, will receive a world premiere Off-Broadway at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Previews will begin on The Irene Diamond Stage April 25 prior to an official opening May 18.

Produced by Oscar- and Emmy-winning director Steven Soderbergh, the play will be directed by Dan Algrant, and is guided by five time Tony-winning executive producer John N. Hart Jr. Casting will be announced at a later date.

Set in a New York City Buddhist Center, a diverse group of people come together in an attempt to heal their personal turmoil. When a new member disrupts the status quo, heated confrontations and deep meditations unfold.

The creative team will include set designer Jo Winiarski (HYPROV, Accidentally Brave), costume designer David C. Robinson (The Equalizer, The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Tony-winning lighting designer Jeff Croiter (Peter and the Starcatcher, Cost of Living), and sound designer Jane Shaw (I Was Most Alive With You, Men on Boats). 

The production stage manager will be Thom Gates. Casting is by Avy Kaufman and Daniel Franel of Avy Kaufman Casting. Production management will be by Sightline Productions. General management will be by DR Theatrical Management.

Today’s Most Popular News:

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting with your ad blocker.
Thank you!