By Gabe McKinley; directed by David Leveaux; sets by David Rockwell; costumes by Jess Goldstein; lighting by Ben Stanton; music and sound by David Van Tieghem; projections by Peter Nigrini and C. Andrew Bauer; production stage manager, Jenna Woods; production manager, Michael Wade; associate artistic director, Christian Parker; general manager, Jamie Tyrol. Presented by the Atlantic Theater Company, Neil Pepe, artistic director; Jeffory Lawson, managing director. At the Signature Theater Company’s Peter Norton Space, 555 West 42nd Street, Manhattan; (212) 279-4200; ticketcentral.com. Through March 11. Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes.
WITH: Larry Bryggman (Frank King), Peter Jay Fernandez (Gerald Haynes), Tim Hopper (Ben), Arliss Howard (Hal Martin), Kobi Libii (Jay Bennett), David Pittu (Junior), Steve Rosen (Jacob Sherman) and Sheila Tapia (Monica Soria).
Frank Rizzo is theater critic of The Hartford Courant.CQ/CX
Photograph taken with Hasselblad film camera. Film hand-developed by photographer
GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES
By Rajiv Joseph; directed by Scott Ellis; sets by Neil Patel; costumes by Jeff Mahshie; lighting by Donald Holder; sound by Ryan Rumery; music by Gwendolyn Sanford and Brandon Jay; production stage manager, Barclay Stiff; stage manager, Davin De Santis; associate artistic director, Christopher Burney; production manager, Jeff Wild; general manager, Don-Scott Cooper. Presented by Second Stage Theater, Carole Rothman, artistic director; Casey Reitz, executive director. At the Second Stage Theater, 305 West 43rd Street, Clinton; (212) 246-4422, 2st.com. Through Feb. 20. Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes.
WITH: Jennifer Carpenter (Kayleen) and Pablo Schreiber (Doug).