José Rivera's Massacre World Premiere Postponed by Labyrinth Theater Company | Playbill

News José Rivera's Massacre World Premiere Postponed by Labyrinth Theater Company
Labyrinth Theater Company has postponed its upcoming world premiere of José Rivera's Massacre (Sing to Your Children) from this season with the hopes of presenting it next season.

"José wrote the play for specific members of LAByrinth Theatre Company," explained LAB co-artistic director John Ortiz in a release. "Due to scheduling conflicts, we are postponing our production of Massacre with a view toward doing it next season."

Kate Whoriskey was set to direct the tale of seven people who join together to kill a neighbor who may or may not stay dead. The show was slated to start its run at The Public Theatre May 3.

No plans have yet been set for a replacement production, according to a LAB spokesperson.

The downtown troupe's current co-production with The Public Theatre of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, plays through through April 3. Sam Rockwell and Eric Bogosian star.

Tickets for The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street, are available by calling (212) 239-6200. For more information on LAByrinth Theater Company, visit

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