Rey Lucas, Ryan Spahn, Deirdre Madigan, Brandon J. Pierce, Christina Nieves, Michael Cullen, and Aimé Donna Kelly celebrate their opening night.
Rey Lucas, Ryan Spahn, Deirdre Madigan, Brandon J. Pierce, Christina Nieves, Michael Cullen, and Aimé Donna Kelly celebrate their opening night.
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Ike Holter's Exit Strategy celebrated the opening night of its New York premiere courtesy of Primary Stages. Directed by Kip Fagan, the Primary Stages production runs thorough May 6 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

Playwright Ike Holter and director Kip Fagan (center) join their cast for a family photo.
Playwright Ike Holter (center, gray shirt) and director Kip Fagan (center, white shirt) join their cast for a family photo.
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Following the chaotic final days of an urban public high school, Exit Strategy is a drama that explores the future of public education. The cast includes Michael Cullen (King Liz) as Arnold, Aimé Donna Kelly (Macbeth) as Sadie, Rey Lucas (About Alex) as Luce, Deirdre Madigan (A Delicate Balance) as Pam, Christina Nieves (The House on Mango Street) as Jania, Brandon J. Pierce (Metamorphoses) as Donnie, and Ryan Spahn (Gloria) as Ricky.

Linda Lavin and Steve Bakunas are on hand for the opening of Exit Strategy.
Linda Lavin and her husband, Steve Bakunas, are on hand for the opening of Exit Strategy.
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Exit Strategy features scenic design by Andrew Boyce, costume design by Jessica Pabst, lighting design by Thom Weaver, and sound design by Daniel Perelstein.

Guests Kate MacCluggage and Robert Eli poses for photos.
Guests Kate MacCluggage and Robert Eli poses for photos.
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