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Younger's Nico Tortorella to Lead New Play Crude

”You’re the Worst” star Desmin Borges will also appear in the new production at Theater 511 at Ars Nova.

Younger's Nico Tortorella will star in Crude at Ars Nova.
Younger's Nico Tortorella will star in Crude at Ars Nova.
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Younger star Nico Tortorella and You're the Worst's Desmin Borges will star in the upcoming world premiere of Crude, a new dark comedy by Jordan Jaffe. Directed by Kel Haney, the production will run from April 26-May 21 at Theater 511 at Ars Nova.

Crude is described as follows: When a catastrophic environmental accident threatens to derail Kurtz Petroleum, it's up to documentarian turned big oil public relations guru Jaime Kurtz with the help of his commercial making bro-buddy Aaron and Aaron's drug dealer Manny to come up with the perfect pitch to save the company, his relationship with his environmentally conscious wife Brittany, and his stolen dog."

Joining Tortorella and Borges in the company are Eliza Huberth and Jose Joaquin Perez. Crude will feature scenic design by Caite Hevner Kemp, costume design by Sydney Maresca, lighting design by Alex Jainchill, and sound design by Elishabe Ittoop.

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