Urban Stages opens the New York premiere of David Simpatico's Macs (A Macaroni Requiem) March 17 at the Blue Heron Arts Center as a part of its 15th anniversary season. The show began previews March 10 and runs through April 3.
A comic drama, Macs follows the furious relationships among an Italian-American family attempting to reconcile over a Sunday macaroni dinner. The play made its world premiere in 1996 on the Williamstown Theatre Festival's Other Stage.
Mark Roberts directs the cast which includes David Brummel (Nine, Annie), Charlotte Colavin, Mary Fogarty (the original Ousier in Steel Magnolias), Antoinette LaVecchia, Scott Lucy, Mark Romeo (Tony 'n Tina's Wedding), Roger Serbagi (The Cemetery Club, Awake and Sing!) and Gary Wolf (brother of "Party of Five"'s Scott Wolf).
Designing Macs are Beowulf Boritt (sets), Jen McGlashan (costumes), Jeff Croiter (lighting) and Johnna Doty (sound).