Weekend Performances of Annie Baker's Infinite Life Canceled Due to Covid | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Weekend Performances of Annie Baker's Infinite Life Canceled Due to Covid

The Pulitzer Prize winner's newest play was recently extended at Off-Broadway's Linda Gross Theater.

Kristine Nielsen, Brenda Pressley, Marylouise Burke, and Mia Katigbak in Infinite Life Ahron R. Foster

The September 15–17 performances of Annie Baker's Infinite Life, which officially opened September 12 at Off-Broadway's Linda Gross Theater, have been canceled due to a case of Covid within the cast.

The news was announced in an email to ticket holders and confirmed by the press representative for the production, which was recently extended through October 14.

Those who would like to rebook their tickets for the canceled performances should email with the date and time of the preferred rescheduled performance. Calls can also be made to (646) 452-2220 Monday-Friday between the hours of 10 AM and 6 PM.

Directed by Obie Award winner James Macdonald (Cloud Nine), Infinite Life—a co-production between the Atlantic Theater Company and London's National Theatre—began previews August 18. Read reviews for the production here.

READ: Annie Baker's Infinite Life Will Transfer to London's National Theatre 

The new work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright spotlights five women in Northern California, at a clinic where they are fasting in order to rid themselves of chronic pain. As they fast, they who sit outside on chaise lounges and philosophize. 

The cast features Marylouise Burke (True West), Mia Katigbak (Scenes From a Marriage), Christina Kirk (Clybourne Park), Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Pete Simpson (Is This a Room).

The production also has sets by dots, costumes by Ásta Bennie Hostetter, lighting by Isabella Byrd, sound by Bray Poor, makeup, hair, and special effects by Alfreda “Fre” Howard, props by Noah Mease, and casting by Caparelliotis Casting's Joe Geary. Laura Smith serves as production stage manager.

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