Hungry, Starring Maryann Plunkett & More, Extends Off-B’way

first_img Hungry, the first production in a three-play cycle entitled The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family, has extended off-Broadway. Starring Tony winner Maryann Plunkett and more, the world premiere will now begin previews on February 27 and run through March 27; it had previously been set to shutter on March 20. Opening night is scheduled for March 4 at the Public Theater.Penned and directed by Tony winner Richard Nelson, Hungry 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 as Mary Gabriel, the cast will feature Meg Gibson as Karin Gabriel, Lynn Hawley as Hannah Gabriel, Roberta Maxwell as Patricia Gabriel, Jay O. Sanders as George Gabriel and Amy Warren 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. Related Shows View Comments Election Year in the Life of One Family, Play One: Hungrycenter_img Maryann Plunkett(Photo by Bruce Glikas) Show Closed This production ended its run on April 3, 2016last_img

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