Claire Danes & More Join John Krasinski for Dry Powder Off-Broadway

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on May 1, 2016 The cast is now set for the world premiere of Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder. Homeland star and Emmy winner Claire Danes, Emmy winner and Tony nominee Hank Azaria and Broadway alum Sanjit De Silva will join the previously announced John Krasinski for the Public Theater engagement. Performances will begin off-Broadway on March 1 with opening night set for March 22.The production, directed by Hamilton’s Thomas Kail, has been extended through April 24—two weeks past the initial April 10 closing date.In addition to Homeland, Danes won an Emmy for her performance in Temple Grandin. Her additional credits include My So-Called Life, Me & Orson Welles, Shopgirl and Baz Luhrman’s Romeo & Juliet. She made her Broadway debut in Pygmalion.Azaria is best known as the voice of several characters on The Simpsons, including Moe, Apu and Chief Wiggins; his voiceover work earned in four Emmy Awards. His additional credits include Tuesdays with Morrie, Ray Donovan, Friends and Along Came Polly. He earned a Tony nomination for Spamalot and also starred on Broadway in The Farnsworth Invention.De Silva returns to the Public after appearing in Macbeth and Measure for Measure. His additional stage credits include War Horse on Broadway and Awake & Sing, The Ragged Claws and The Little Foxes off-Broadway.The play follows Rick (Azaria), who throws an extravagant engagement party immediately following massive layoffs at a national grocery chain by his private equity firm. Fortunately, Seth (Krasinski), one of Rick’s managing directors, has a win-win deal to invest in an American-made luggage company for a song and rescue his boss from the company’s PR disaster. But Jenny (Danes), Seth’s counterpart, has an entirely different plan: to squeeze every last penny out of the company, no matter the human toll.Dry Powder will feature set design by Rachel Hauck, costumes by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Jason Lyons and sound design by Lindsay Jones. Related Shows Dry Powder View Commentslast_img

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