First Look at Nantucket Sleigh Ride Off-Broadway | Playbill

Production Photos First Look at Nantucket Sleigh Ride Off-Broadway The John Guare play, starring John Larroquette and Will Swenson, is currently in previews at Lincoln Center Theater’s Mitzi Newhouse Theater.
Cast of Nantucket Sleigh Ride T. Charles Erickson

Tony-winning playwright John Guare's Nantucket Sleigh Ride, currently in previews Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, will open March 18.

The production features Tony and Emmy winner John Larroquette, Tony nominees Will Swenson and Douglas Sills, Clea Alsip, Tina Benko, Adam Chanler-Berat, Jordan Gelber, Germán Jaramillo, Grace Rex, and Stacey Sargeant. Tony winner Jerry Zaks directs.

Though "Nantucket Sleigh Ride" is an old whaling term (referring to sailors racing across the ocean on harpooned whales), Guare’s play takes place far from the Arctic waters. Larroquette plays a New York playwright-turned-venture capitalist trying to remember the events that occurred on an island three decades prior. His quest leads him to an unexpected whirlpool involving a giant lobster, Roman Polanski, a pornography ring, Walt Disney, Jorge Luis Borges, and more.

Flip through photos from the production below:

Production Photos: Nantucket Sleigh Ride Off-Broadway

The production marks the reunion of Guare, Zaks, and LCT—where previous collaborations The House of Blue Leaves and Six Degrees of Separation premiered. Nantucket Sleigh Ride features scenic design by David Gallo, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Howell Binkley, and sound design and original music by Mark Bennett.

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