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The Whirligig, Starring Norbert Leo Butz and Zosia Mamet, Extends

The New Group presents the new play by Hamish Linklater.

Playwright Hamish Linklater with star Norbert Leo Butz.
Playwright Hamish Linklater with The Whirligig star Norbert Leo Butz.
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The New Group's production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig has extended it's run at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Directed by Scott Elliott, this world premiere production, originally slated through June 11, will now play through June 18.

The Whirligig stars Noah Bean (Patrick), Norbert Leo Butz (Michael), Jon DeVries (Mr. Cormeny), Alex Hurt (Greg), Zosia Mamet (Trish), Jonny Orsini (Derrick), Grace Van Patten (Julie), and Dolly Wells (Kristina).

The Whirligig is described as follows: "When, after much time away, Kristina is back in Berkshire County, word spreads fast that she and her ex-husband Michael are caring for their estranged, ailing daughter Julie. Brokenhearted and giddy with love and confusion, surprising visitors from Julie's complicated past practically trip over each other to reach the young woman they thought they'd lost years before but still feel so deeply connected to."

The creative team includes scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, sound design by M.L. Dogg, original music by Duncan Sheik, and special effects design by Jeremy Chernick.

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Closed: June 18, 2017