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Annie Baker's The Antipodes Extends World Premiere Run

Signature Theatre has added performances to the sold-out run.

Josh Hamilton is among the cast of Annie Baker's upcoming world-premiere play, The Antipodes.
Josh Hamilton is among the cast of Annie Baker’s upcoming world premiere play, The Antipodes.
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A one-week extension has been announced for the world premiere of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker (John) and directed by Lila Neugebauer (Everybody). After selling out its initial run in less than 72 hours, performances will now extend through May 21 beyond its originally scheduled May 14 closing date. Performances will begin April 4 in advance of an April 23 opening in the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

The Antipodes is described as “a play about people telling stories about telling stories.” The cast will feature Phillip James Brannon (Tiny Beautiful Things), Josh Charles (The Good Wife), Josh Hamilton (Madam Secretary), Danny Mastrogiorgio (Gotham), Danny McCarthy (Prison Break), Emily Cass McDonnell (Mercury Fur), Brian Miskell (The Flick), Will Patton (Fool for Love), and Nicole Rodenburg (Venus in Fur).

The creative team includes Laura Jellinek (scenic design), Kaye Voyce (costume design), Tyler Micoleau (lighting design), and Bray Poor (sound design).

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Closed: June 11, 2017