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Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro

Theatre
Name: Pershing Square Signature Center-The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
Address: 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: May 3, 2016
Opening date: May 22, 2016
Closing date: June 19, 2016
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
In honor of Signature’s 25th Anniversary, Signature Plays revisits the work of three Legacy playwrights with Edward Albee’s The Sandbox, María Irene Fornés’ Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro. Directed by Lila Neugebauer (A.R. Gurney’s The Wayside Motor Inn), this trio of plays, all produced during their author’s original Playwright-in-Residence season, celebrates Signature’s rich and diverse history over the past quarter century.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Signature Theatre Producer
Erika Mallin Executive Producer
James Houghton Founding Artistic Director
  
Edward Albee Playwright
Maria Irene Fornes Playwright
Adrienne Kennedy Playwright
Brandon Wolcott Original Music
  
Lila Neugebauer Director
  
Mimi Lien Set Designer
Kaye Voyce Costume Designer
Mark Barton Lighting Designer
Brandon Wolcott Sound Designer
  
Marisa Levy Production Stage Manager
Jared Oberholtzer Assistant Stage Manager
  
Melody Giron Cellist
  
Karyn Casl Casting
CSA Casting
Telsey + Company Casting

Cast
Actor Role
Nicholas Bruder Raymond
Crystal A. Dickinson Negro-Sarah
Alison Fraser Mommy / Sarah' Landlady
Pia Glenn The Mother
Ryan-James Hatanaka The Young Man
Mikéah Ernest Jennings Pea / Jesus
January LaVoy Duchess of Hapsburg
April Matthis Queen Victoria Regina
Sahr Ngaujah Roe / Patrice Lumumba
Phyllis Somerville Grandma
Frank Wood Daddy / Stephen
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2017 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Revival Edward Albee Playwright
      Maria Irene Fornes Playwright
      Adrienne Kennedy Playwright
      Signature Theatre Producer
2 NOMINATED 2017 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Scenic Design Mimi Lien Set Designer
3 WON 2017 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Mark Barton Lighting Designer
4 NOMINATED 2016 Hewes Design Award, Scenic Design Mimi Lien Set Designer
5 NOMINATED 2016 Hewes Design Award, Costume Design Kaye Voyce Costume Designer
6 NOMINATED 2016 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design Mark Barton Lighting Designer
71 NOMINATED 2016 Hewes Design Award, Notable Effects Brandon Wolcott Sound Designer

1Sound Design.