Extension and Talkback Series Announced for Teenage Dick
Moritz von Stuelpnagel directs Gregg Mozgala in Mike Lew's take on Richard III.
Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with the Public Theater, has announced a two-week extension of Mike Lew's Teenage Dick. The world-premiere play will now run through July 29. The production was previously announced to close on July 15. Moritz von Stuelpnagel directs.
Additionally, talkback dates with the cast and creative team of Teenage Dick are scheduled for June 23 matinee, June 26 evening, and July 1.
The production stars Tiffany Villarin and Gregg Mozgala. Rounding out the cast are Shannon DeVido, Alex Breaux, Sasha Diamond, and Marinda Anderson. The creative team includes Wilson Chin (set design), Junghyun Georgia Lee (costume design), Miriam Crowe (lighting design), Fabian Obispo (sound design), movement coordination (Robert Westley), Jennifer Weber (choerographer), and Alyssa K. Howard (production stage manager).
Teenage Dick is a contemporary take on Richard III, reimagining the most famous disabled character of all time as a 16-year-old outsider in the deepest winter of his discontent: his junior year at Roseland High. The play was commissioned and developed by the Apothetae, a company dedicated to plays that explore and illuminate the "Disabled Experience."