Balm in Gilead extends performances to December 12, 2010. Due to critical praise and sold out houses, T. Schreiber Studio added performances December 2 - 12, 2010.
Balm in Gilead, Lanford Wilson’s first full-length play, captures the lives of the disenfranchised, the lost, and the derelicts who hang out at an all-night diner on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Joe and Darlene, two young people who desire better lives, are at the center of the maelstrom, caught in the crosshairs of the turbulent 1960s. Poetic and haunting, Balm in Gilead resonates as strongly today as it did at its 1965 premiere at Ellen Stewart’s Café La MaMa.
Cast: Seth Allen, Ian Bell, Esteban Benito, Jill Bianchini, Dennis Brito, Tommy Buck, Lowell Byers, Belle Caplis, Amanda Catrini, Lawrence Crimlis, Ian Campbell Dunn, Jordan Feltner, Jevon McFerrin, Erica Lauren McLaughlin, Mariel Matero, Brad Martocello, Alona Metcalf, Sebastian Montoya, Michael W. Murray, Jason Pumarada, Orlando J. Rivera, Olivia Rorick, Stephanie Seward, Lisa Sobin, Eric Spear, Christine Vega, Stewart Villilo, Jonathan Wilde, & Richard Zekaria.
Director: Peter Jensen
Producing Director: Barbara Kielhofer
Assistant Director: Julia Kelly
Set Design: Matt Brogan
Costume Design: Anne Wingate
Lighting Design: Eric Cope
Stage Manager: Liz Elise Richards
Sound Design: Andy Cohen
Composer: Mickey Theis
Choreographer: Jessica Osborne
Thursday - Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 3pm
No performances the week of Thanksgiving.
Theater: Gloria Maddox Theatre
Address: 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Cost:$20 general admission
Buy Tickets Online or Call: at (212) 352-3101