The New Group production of Thomas Bradshaw's The Seagull/Woodstock, NY, which began previews February 7, has extended its limited engagement. Originally scheduled through March 26 at Off-Broadway's The Pershing Square Signature Center's Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, the world premiere will now continue through April 9. Opening night is February 28.
The cast features film and television actor Ato Essandoh (Jason Bourne, Django Unchained), David Cale (Lillian), Patrick Foley (Circle Jerk), Hari Nef (Transparent), Daniel Oreskes (Oslo), Parker Posey (Waiting for Guffman), Bill Sage (Aunt Dan and Lemon), Aleyse Shannon (Beauty), Amy Stiller (The King of Queens), and Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars).
Adapted from Chekhov and directed by Scott Elliott, The Seagull/Woodstock, NY follows a group of New York theatre people as they retreat to a house in the Hudson Valley hoping to get away from it all. But no matter what they wish for, they can’t seem to escape the ambitions, rivalries, and fragile egos that follow them everywhere.
The work reunites playwright Bradshaw and director Elliott, who previously collaborated at The New Group on Intimacy and Burning.
The production also features scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Qween Jean, lighting design by Cha See, sound design by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen, fight and intimacy direction by David Anzuelo, and casting by Judy Henderson. The production stage manager is Valerie A. Peterson, and the assistant stage manager is Stephen Michael Varnado.