Moira Buffini’s Dying For It Begins Performances Off-Broadway

first_img View Comments In addition to Slotnick, the cast of Dying For It includes Mia Barron, Ben Beckley, Nathan Dame, Patch Darragh, Clea Lewis, Peter Maloney Andrew Mayer, Mary Beth Peil, Jeanine Serralles, Robert Stanton and C.J. Wilson. The American premiere of Moira Buffini’s Dying For It begins off-Broadway performances on December 11. The play, adapted from Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide, will open officially at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater on January 8, 2015 and run through January 18. Joey Slotnick stars in the Neil Pepe-helmed production. Related Shows Dying For It follows Semyon (Slotnick), a man down on his luck, married to a nag and out of options. When he decides to throw in the towel and kill himself, a deluge of sympathetic visitors descends upon him, determined to make him a martyr for their many causes. The play satirizes the hypocrisy and illogic of Soviet life and was banned by Stalin before ever hitting the stage. Dying For It Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 18, 2015last_img