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Cast Announced for House of Cards Creator Beau Willimon's New Play Breathing Time

The play will be presented off-Broadway by Fault Line Theatre, with direction by Aaron Rossini.

Beau Willimon, creator of House of Cards, will premiere his new play, Breathing Time, off-Broadway at Teatro IATI.

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Breathing Time, a new play by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon, directed by Aaron Rossini and presented off-Broadway by Fault Line Theatre. Performances will begin March 21 with an official press opening of March 27 at Teatro IATI. The production is set to run through April 13.

Breathing Time follows a brother and sister and a husband and wife over two days in New York City. The play highlights the arbitrary yet indispensible connections between us all. The cast will feature Whitney Conkling, Craig Wesley Divino, Lee Dolson, John Racioppo, Shannon Marie Sullivan, and Molly Thomas.

The design team includes Tristan Jeffers (set design), John Eckert (lighting design), Chad Raines (sound design), and Izzy Fields (costume design).

Beau Willimon's work includes the film Ides of March and the plays Farragut North, on which Ides of March is based, Lower Ninth, and Spirit Control. In 2013, his Netflix series, House of Cards, received nine Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and four Golden Globe nominations.

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Closed: April 13, 2014