An actor from the big city teams up with two small-town farmers in The Drawer Boy, opening April 24 at off-Broadway’s SoHo Playhouse. The production stars Alex Fast, Brad Fryman and William Laney. Directed by Alexander Dinelaris and written by Michael Healey, The Drawer Boy will play a limited engagement through June 16.
Set in 1972, The Drawer Boy centers around Miles, a young actor who who visits Morgan and Angus, two elderly farmers who also happen to be World War II veterans, at their Ontario farm to research their lives for a new play. The Drawer Boy originally premeired in Toronto at Theatre Passe Muraille in 1999. Fast, Fryman and Laney previously starred in the Abingdon Theater Arts Complex production in March.
The Drawer Boy features set design by Rebecca Lord-Surratt, costume design by David Murin, lighting design by Amith Candrashaker and sound design by Nick Moore.