Signature Theatre Company is pleased to announce a two-week extension for Sam Shepard’s HEARTLESS, directed by Daniel Aukin. The production will now play through Sunday, September 30. The production began performances on August 7 and will open August 27 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). The initial run is already completely sold out. Tickets during the extension weeks are $75 each.
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.
To purchase tickets for all Signature productions and events, call the Signature Theatre Box Office (212-244-7529) or visit signaturetheatre.org. Subscriptions are currently on sale for the 2012-13 Season, which will include plays by David Henry Hwang, Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Sam Shepard, Regina Taylor, August Wilson and Lanford Wilson.