LCT3, the new developmental arm of Lincoln Center Theater, presents the work, which began previews June 1 and officially opened June 18 at The Duke on 42nd Street. Originally scheduled to conclude June 27, LCT3 has added an additional two weeks of performances to the run.
Anne Kauffman directs a cast including Sas Goldberg, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Cristin Milioti, Steven Rattazzi, Jeanine Serralles and Charlayne Woodard.
"Set in the insular Syrian-Jewish community in Midwood, Brooklyn Stunning tells the story of Lily (Cristin Milioti), a teenager newly married to a much older man (Danny Mastrogiorgio), whose sheltered life is disrupted when Blanche (Charlayne Woodard) enters her life," according to LCT3 notes.
Adjmi is the author of the plays Strange Attractors (Empty Space Theatre), The Evildoers (Yale Rep), Elective Affinities (Royal Court, RSC/Stratford and Soho Theatre), Marie Antoinette (Sundance/Public NYSF Residency) and Caligula (Soho Rep). Kauffman received an Obie Award for her direction of The Thugs by Adam Bock at SoHo Rep. Other recent directing credits include God's Ear by Jenny Schwartz (New Georges Theatre and the Vineyard Theatre), Have You Seen Steve Steven by Ann Marie Healy (13P), Doubt by John Patrick Shanley and Expecting Isabel by Lisa Loomer (Asolo Repertory Theater) and Act a Lady by Jordan Harrison (Humana Festival).
Woodard, a playwright-actress, is known for her appearances in Fabulation or, the Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage, In the Blood by Susan Lori Parks (Obie Award, Drama Desk nomination), Sorrows & Rejoicings by Athol Fugard (Audelco Award, Best Actress), The Caucasian Chalk Circle, directed by George C. Wolfe, and more.
Tickets to Stunning, priced $20, are available at The Duke box office, by visiting Dukeon42.org or by calling (646) 223-3010.