"In the parking lot of The Hummingbird, a once-glamorous motel on New Orleans' infamous Airline Highway, a group of friends gather," press notes state. "A rag-tag collection of strippers, hustlers, and philosophers have come together to celebrate the life of Miss Ruby, an iconic burlesque performer who has requested a funeral before she dies. The party rages through the night as old friends resurface to pay their respects. A world premiere from the author of Detroit, Airline Highway is a boisterous and moving ode to the outcasts that make life a little more interesting."
Casting will be announced at a later date.
Prior to coming to MTC, Airline Highway will receive its world premiere at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Downstairs Theatre. Performances will begin Dec. 4 and continue through Feb. 8.
D'Amour was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play Detroit. Her works also include Cherokee, Night Sky, Hide Town and The Cataract.
The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre is located at 261 West 47th Street. For more information on MTC, visit ManhattanTheatreClub.com.
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