Light Shining in Buckinghamshire Extends at New York Theatre Workshop

Off-Broadway News   Light Shining in Buckinghamshire Extends at New York Theatre Workshop
The Caryl Churchill play, helmed by Great Comet director Rachel Chavkin, will play an additional week.
Cast Joan Marcus

The New York Theatre Workshop production of Light Shining in Buckinghamshire will play an additional week through June 3. Tony Award nominee and three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin directs the Caryl Churchill play, now in previews Off-Broadway.

Set in 1647 England, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire follows a number of revolutionaries dreaming of a new era and looks at themes of power, politics, and revolution. Performances began April 18 ahead of a May 7 opening.

Matthew Jeffers, Gregg Mozgala, and Rob Campbell Joan Marcus

The cast is made up of Vinie Burrows (Walk Together Children), Rob Campbell (All the Way), Matthew Jeffers (The Mysteries), Mikéah Ernest Jennings (MASTER), Gregg Mozgala (Cost of Living), and Evelyn Spahr (The Post).

The production features scenic design by Riccardo Hernández (Indecent), costume design by Toni-Leslie James (Amazing Grace), lighting design by Isabella Byrd (Sundown, Yellow Moon), sound design by Mikaal Sulaiman (The Rape of the Sabine Women), properties by Noah Mease (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), original music and music direction by Orion Johnstone ({my lingerie play}: The Concert and Call to Arms!!!!!!!!!), and stage management by Jhanaë Bonnick (That Bachelorette Show).

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire received an acclaimed revival at London's National Theatre in 2015. Churchill’s plays include Top Girls, Serious Money, Cloud 9, Fen, Love and Information, and Far Way, among many others.

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