Maryann Plunkett & More Set for The Gabriels at the Public

first_img Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on April 3, 2016 Election Year in the Life of One Family, Play One: Hungry Tony winner Maryann Plunkett and more have been tapped for the world premiere three-play cycle The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family. Penned and directed by Tony winner Richard Nelson, the previously announced productions will play next year at the Public Theater. Hungry is set to begin previews on February 27, 2016 and run through March 20, officially opening on March 4. This will be followed by What Did You Expect?, which is scheduled to bow in September; the final play, Women of a Certain Age, is slated to open on election night, November 8.Each play in The Gabriels will open on the day it is set and unfold in real time over a couple of hours. Along with Plunkett (Me and My Girl) as Mary Gabriel, the cast will feature Meg Gibson (Picture Perfect) as Karin Gabriel, Lynn Hawley (Richard III) as Hannah Gabriel, Roberta Maxwell (Our Town) as Patricia Gabriel, Jay O. Sanders (Pygmalion) as George Gabriel and Amy Warren (August: Osage County) as Joyce Gabriel.In the spirit of Nelson’s The Apple Family Plays and shining a spotlight on the upcoming 2016 political election year, Hungry will introduce us to the Gabriels of Rhinebeck, New York. (The Gabriels live just around the corner from the Apple Family.) Along with What Did you Expect? and Women of a Certain Age, the lives of the Gabriels will be tracked throughout the coming presidential election year.The trio of productions will feature scenic design by Susan Hilferty and Jason Ardizzone-West, costume design by Hilferty, lighting design by Jennifer Tipton and sound design by Scott Lehrer and Will Pickens. View Commentslast_img

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