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Lightning Rod Special's The Appointment Adds Extra Performance

The latest from the creators of Underground Railroad Game is playing as part of Next Door at NYTW.

The cast of The Appointment, now playing at the Fourth Street Theatre as part of Next Door at NYTW.
(© Johanna Austin)

Underground Railroad Game creators Lightning Rod Special have announced that they will add an extra performance to the sold-out run of their latest work, The Appointment, at the Fourth Street Theatre as part of Next Door at NYTW. The additional performance will take place on Saturday, May 4, at 3pm. The final performance will take place that Saturday evening, at 7:30pm.

Directed by Eva Steinmetz with original music by Alex Bechtel and music direction by Amanda Morton, The Appointment unpacks the economic, societal, and political systems that disempower groups of people from making informed reproductive decisions. The production will be performed by Katie Gould, Jaime Maseda, Lee Minora, Brett Ashley Robinson, Scott R. Sheppard, Brenson Thomas, and Alice Yorke.

The creative team includes production design by Oona Curley, lighting design by Masha Tsimring, costume design by Jill Keys, sound design by Liz Atkinson, and choreography by Melanie Cotton. Meredith Sonnen serves as co-creative producer, with additional creation by nicHi Douglas, Jenson Titus Lavallee, and Mason Rosenthal.