David Van Asselt’s A Fable is to receive its world premiere off-Broadway. Directed by Daniel Talbott, the production will have a limited engagement May 3 through June 28. Opening night is set for May 22 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.
A Fable takes into question how each choice we make can drastically change our ending. The adventure of an idealist spurred on by love to right a long-forgotten wrong, A Fable follow his encounters with a whole cast of characters—colorful and corrupt, lucky and ill-fated—as they each grope their way through a landscape of nationwide strife and corporate greed.
The cast includes Edward Carnevale, Liza Fernandez, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Maxwell Hamilton, Jerry Matz, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Eileen Rivera, Pamela Shaw, Samantha Soule, Alok Tewari, Sanford Wilson and Gordon Joseph Weiss.
Music is by Elizabeth Swados, set design is by John McDermott, costume design is by Tristan Raines, lighting design is by Joel Moritz, projection design is by Kaitlyn Pietras, sound design is by Janie Bullard and fight direction is by UnkleDave’s Fight-House.
Van Asselt is the Artistic Director and a co-founder of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. His credits include Dog Daze, Incident at Irving's Pet Place (a radio play), A Trip to the Beach and Winning.