Need Some Elbow Room? Head off-Broadway! The world premiere of Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter starts preview performances on July 31 at off-Broadway’s Minetta Lane Theatre. The new tuner, which features a book, music and lyrics by Ívar Páll Jónsson, stars Tony winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle.
Directed by Bergur Þór Ingólfsson and based on a story by Ívar and Gunnlaugur Jónsson, Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter answers the hypothetical question, “have you ever wondered what’s going on inside your elbow?” (A question we have always asked ourselves.) The emotionally charged rock love story explores a love triangle set in Elbowville, a small community within Ragnar Agnarsson’s body. Elbowville mayor Manuela (Huffman) must deal with a crisis when a “prosperity machine” compromises the peace of the sweet little community.
Opening night for Revolution in the Elbow is set for August 13. In addition to Huffman and Shindle, the tuner features Rick Faugno, Michael Biren, Patrick Boll, Zach Cossman, Karli Dinardo, Danielle Kelsey, Graydon Long, Brad Nacht, Marrick Smith and Jesse Wildman.