David Rabe's Good for Otto, With Ed Harris and Rhea Perlman, Extends Again
The play also stars Amy Madigan, F. Murray Abraham, and Mark Linn-Baker.
The New Group has extended its New York premiere of David Rabe's Good for Otto a second time, through April 15, at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The play opened on March 8.
Directed by Scott Elliott, the production features F. Murray Abraham (Barnard), Kate Buddeke (Jane), Laura Esterman (Mrs. Garland), Nancy Giles (Marcy), Lily Gladstone (Denise), Ed Harris (Dr. Michaels), Charlotte Hope (Mom), Mark Linn-Baker (Timothy), Amy Madigan (Evangeline), Rileigh McDonald (Frannie), Kenny Mellman (Jerome), Maulik Pancholy (Alex), Rhea Perlman (Nora), and Michael Rabe (Jimmy).
The creative team includes Derek McLane (scenic design), Jeff Mahshie (costume design), Jeff Croiter (lighting design), and Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen (sound design).
Set in a Connecticut mental health center, the work follows patients, families, and doctors as they teeter on the brink of breakdown and survival. Good for Otto premiered at the Gift Theatre in Chicago, directed by Michael Patrick Thornton.