Critics are sharing their thoughts on TFANA's Off-Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending. Performances began July 9 at Brooklyn's Polonsky Shakespeare Center for a run through August 6.
Maggie Siff (Billions, Mad Men) leads the cast as Lady Torrance with Pico Alexander (Dickinson, Gossip Girl) as Valentine Xavier. They are joined by Molly Kate Babos, Michael Cullen, Matt DeAngelis, Gene Gillette, Laura Heisler, Prudence Wright Holmes, Brian Keane, Julia McDermott, Ana Reeder, Maggie Siff, Kate Skinner, Fiana Tóibín, James Waterston, and Dathan B. Williams.
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The work follows two outcasts, a storekeeper's wife and a wandering guitar player, as they attempt to escape a Southern Hell.
Erica Schmidt directs the work, which features set design by Amy Rubin, costume design by Jennifer Moeller, lighting design by David Weiner, sound design and compositions by Justin Ellington, physical movement coordinating by Lorenzo Pisoni, prop supervision by Justin Cox, dramaturgy by John Lahr, voice direction by Andrew Wade, dialect coaching by Xavier Clark, and production stage management by Shane Schnetzler.