Ensemble Studio Theatre and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
proudly announce the US
premiere of Damien Atkins's new play Lucy.
Performances begin October 24, for an October 29 opening. This limited
engagement runs through November 18 only. Ensemble Studio Theatre is located at
549 West 52nd Street
(between 10th & 11th Ave)
"Vivian is an anthropologist at the top of her field. She craves solitude -- motherhood was never
an option. But when forced to care for
her estranged teenage daughter, Lucy, her life is turned upside down. Lucy is autistic...and might be the next step
in Vivian's evolution," explain press notes.
William Carden directs a cast featuring Lisa Emery, Lucy
DeVito, Christopher Duva, Keira Naughton, and Scott Sowers. Lisa Emery's credits on Broadway: The Smell of the Kill, The Women, Present Laughter, Jackie,
Rumors, Burn This; Off-Bway: The
Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Abigail's
Party (Drama Desk and Lortel nominations), What the Butler Saw, Curtians
(ensemble Obie), Iron (Obie Award,
Lortel nomination), Dinner With Friend,
Far East, The Monogamist, Marvin's Room,
Talley & Sons, Dalton's Back.
Lucy will have
Scenic Design by Ryan Kravetz; Costume Design by Suzanne Chesney; Lighting
Design by Chris Dallos; and Sound Design by David Lawson.
Tickets for Lucy are $20 during previews (October 24 – 28);
regular tickets (October 29 through November 18) will be $30 with Senior and
Student tickets $15 for all performances, which are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
at 7PM, Friday and Saturday at 8PM with matinees Saturday at 2PM and Sunday at
3PM. Special performance Sunday November 4 at 5 PM.
Tickets available through Theatermania.com at 212-352-3101. Visit
EST online at www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org