Iizuka's Language of Angels Gets NYC Debut at 78th Street Theatre Lab Oct. 12

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Naomi Iizuka's Language of Angels, a stark, poetic trio of plays centered around the disappearance of a young girl in the cave country of North Carolina, will make its New York City debut Oct. 12-21 at 78th Street Theatre Lab.

Project: Theater is presenting the work. Garrett Ayers directs.

The cast will include Brian Frank, Erin Gorski, Joe Jung, Emily Moulton, Jenny Schutzman, Sarah Stockton and Brit Whittle. The artistic team includes Kevin Dodd (dramaturg/assistant director) and Joe Schiltz (composer).

According to production notes, "Throughout the play, Iizuka probes the nature of truth, the complexities of memory and the pain of regret as the circumstances and fates of those who survived her are explored."

Iizuka's works include 36 Views (The Public Theater) and War of the Worlds (a collaboration with Anne Bogart's SITI Company at BAM's Next Wave Festival in 2000), and Polaroid Stories; Aloha Say the Pretty Girls; Tattoo Girl and Skin.

Project: Theater's previous production, John Guare's Something I'll Tell You Tuesday & The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year, played to sold-out houses in August at 78th Street Theatre Lab. All tickets for Language of Angels are $18 and may be purchased in advance at Brown Paper Tickets via the web at www.brownpapertickets.com or by phone at (800) 838-3006. Performances are 8 PM Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The play runs 80 minutes with no intermission.

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