Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of HEARTLESS by Sam Shepard and directed by Daniel Aukin. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs August 7 through September 16, 2012 with an August 27 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Rehearsals began Monday, July 9.
The cast includes Jenny Bacon (In the Wake), Gary Cole (Office Space, “The West Wing”), Betty Gilpin (We Live Here), Julianne Nicholson (“Boardwalk Empire”, This) and Lois Smith (The Illusion, The Trip to Bountiful).
Sally lives with her mysterious family in a cavernous home overlooking Los Angeles. When a visitor arrives, Sally’s dark secrets – and the secrets of those around her – threaten to come into the light. A world premiere from the Pulitzer Prize-winning Sam Shepard, Signature’s 1996-97 Playwright-in-Residence.
The design team includes Eugene Lee (Scenic Design), Kaye Voyce (Costume Design), Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Design) and Eric Shimelonis (Sound Design). Donald Fried is Production Stage Manager.