Playwrights Horizons has announced a one-week extension of the world premiere of David Adjmi's Stereophonic. The production began previews October 6 with an official opening set for October 29, and will now run through November 26.
The cast includes Will Brill (Oklahoma!) as Reg, Andrew R. Butler (Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future) as Charlie, Juliana Canfield (Fefu and her Friends) as Holly, Eli Gelb (Skintight) as Grover, Tom Pecinka (He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box) as Peter, Sarah Pidgeon (Tiny Beautiful Things) as Diana, and Chris Stack (Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra) as Simon. Daniel Aukin directs.
With original songs by Oscar nominee, Grammy winner, and former member of Arcade Fire Will Butler, Stereophonic is set in a music studio in 1976. The show follows an up-and-coming rock band recording a new album on the cusp of superstardom. The actors playing band members play the band's music live.
The creative team includes scenic designer David Zinn; costume designer Enver Chakartash; lighting designer Jiyoun Chang; sound designer Ryan Rumery; music director Justin Craig; vocal, text, and dialect coach Gigi Buffington; wig and hair designer Tommy Kurzman; and props supervisor Matt Carlin. Erin Gioia Albrecht is the production stage manager, and Andie Burns is the assistant stage manager.
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