World Premiere of Elyria at Atlantic Theater Company Opens February 27 | Playbill

Off-Broadway News World Premiere of Elyria at Atlantic Theater Company Opens February 27

Awoye Timpo directs Deepa Purohit's work about two women who must face the deal they made two decades earlier and their intertwined future.

Awoye Timpo

Elyria, making its world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company, officially opens February 27, after beginning previews February 10 for a limited run through March 19.

It's 1982 in Elyria, Ohio. Two decades after striking a deal, two women crash into each other and must face their past—and their entwined future.

Starring in the production are Nilanjana Bose (Tamburlaine the Great), Sanjit De Silva (War Horse), Gulshan Mia (Acquittal), and Bhavesh Patel (The Nap). Making their Off-Broadway debuts will be Sanskar Agarwal, Mohit Gautam, Mahima Saigal, Khyati Sehgal, and Omar Shafiuzzaman.

Awoye Timpo (Wedding Band, The Homecoming Queen) directs the production which features choreography by Parijat Desai, scenic design by Jason Ardizzone-West, costume design by Sarita Fellows, lighting design by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, sound design by Amatus Karim Ali, and projections by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Casting is by The Telsey Office, Will Cantler, Karyn Casl, and Destiny Lily. Kat Meister serves as production stage manager.

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