Amoralists' Ghosts in the Cottonwoods Extends NYC Run

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The Amoralists have extended the world premiere of Adam Rapp's brutal drama Ghosts in the Cottonwoods an additional week of performances through Dec. 12 at Theatre 80 at St. Marks.

Sarah Lemp and William Apps
Sarah Lemp and William Apps Photo by Annie Parisse

Rapp also directs the production that began previews Nov. 11 and officially opened Nov. 13. Performances were originally scheduled to conclude Dec. 6.

The cast features Amoralists regulars William Apps, James Kautz, Nick Lawson, Sarah Lemp, Mandy Nicole Moore and Matthew Pilieci.

Designing Ghosts in the Cottonwoods are Alfred Schatz (set design), Keith Parham (lighting design), Jessica Pabst (costume design) and Eric Shimelonis (sound design).

Here's how the Amoralists describe the play: "On the night of a terrible storm, a single mother and her younger son await the arrival of the older son, who has broken out of prison. Two others arrive before him: a stranger with a wounded leg and a girl with a suitcase. Nothing will ever be the same."

In recent seasons the Amoralists have presented The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side, Happy In The Poorhouse, Amerissiah, The Hey You Monster and Chasing the Fantastic.

Rapp's plays include The Metal Children, Nocturne, Faster, Animals & Plants, Finer Noble Gases, Stone Cold Dead Serious, Blackbird, Gompers, Essential Self-Defense and Red Light Winter.

For tickets, phone (212) 388-0388 or visit Theatre80. The Theatre 80 St. Marks is located at 80 St. Marks Place between 1st and 2nd Avenues in Manhattan.

Mandy Nicole Moore, Nick Lawson and Sarah Lemp
Mandy Nicole Moore, Nick Lawson and Sarah Lemp Photo by Annie Parisse
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