Jim Parrack, Krysta Rodriguez, Skylar Astin, Marg Helgenberger, and Damian Young star in What We're Up Against, directed by Adrienne-Campbell-Holt, at WP Theater.
Jim Parrack, Krysta Rodriguez, Skylar Astin, Marg Helgenberger, and Damian Young star in What We're Up Against, directed by Adrienne-Campbell-Holt, at WP Theater.
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The WP Theater production of the off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Seminar, NBC's Smash). The four-week limited engagement begins previews October 28 in advance of a November 8 opening, and will run through November 26 at WP Theater.

Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt and playwright Theresa Rebeck grab a photo together.
Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt and playwright Theresa Rebeck grab a photo together.
(© David Gordon)

Directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, What We're Up Against will feature Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Marg Helgenberger (Erin Brockovich) and Damian Young (House of Cards), Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect), Jim Parrack (True Blood), and Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening).

Written by Rebeck in 1992, What We're Up Against premiered nearly 20 years later at the Magic Theater in San Francisco. The play is described as follows: "'Why is it still like this?' Janice sighs to Eliza. It's 1992, and Eliza is the brainy new recruit at a small-shop architecture firm. But she's struggling to get a foothold on even the lowest rung of the company ladder, and starts making moves to blow the lid off their Pandora's box of office politics and social maneuvering, in this sharply hilarious black comedy."

The off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against begins previews October 28.
The off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against begins previews October 28.
(© David Gordon)

The design team includes scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Tilly Grimes, lighting design by Grant Yeager, and sound design by M.L. Dogg.

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