Roundabout Theatre Company celebrated the official opening of Amy and the Orphans, the new play by Ugly Lies the Bone playwright Lindsey Ferrentino, March 1. The Off-Broadway production stars American Horror Story's Jamie Brewer, who plays a woman with Down Syndrome who is reunited with her siblings on a road trip.
Tony nominee Scott Ellis directs a cast completed by Tony winner Debra Monk (Redwood Curtain, Steel Pier), Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties), Vanessa Aspillaga, Diane Davis, and Josh McDermitt. Edward Barbanell is the understudy.
Read reviews for Amy and the Orphans below:
The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)
The New York Times (Ben Brantley)
NY Daily News (Joe Dziemianowicz)
Playbill will continue to update with reviews as they are published.
AMY AND THE ORPHANS BECOMES ANDY AND THE ORPHANS WHEN UNDERSTUDY EDWARD BARBANELL STEPS IN
Performances are in the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre Off-Broadway. Previews began February 1.