Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere of Elyria, written by Deepa Purohit and directed by Awoye Timpo. Performances will run February 9-March 19 at the Linda Gross Theater with an official opening on February 27.
Elyria is described as follows: "1982. Elyria, Ohio: Two women collide 20 years, 3 continents, and 2 oceans after making a deal of a lifetime, forcing them to face the knots of the past and the uncertainty of their inextricably linked future."
The cast will feature Sanskar Agarwal (off-Broadway debut), Nilanjana Bose (Tamburlaine the Great), Sanjit De Silva (War Horse), Mohit Gautam (off-Broadway debut), Gulshan Mia (Acquittal), Bhavesh Patel (The Nap), Mahima Saigal (off-Broadway debut), Khyati Sehgal (off-Broadway debut), and Omar Shafiuzzaman (off-Broadway debut).
The production's creative team includes choreography by Parijat Desai, scenic design by Jason Ardizzone-West, costume design by Sarita Fellows, lighting design by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, sound design by Amatus Karim Ali, and projections by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.