The one-night-stand will last a little bit longer. Phoenix, starring Julia Stiles and James Wirt, has extended its off-Broadway engagement at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Originally scheduled to run through August 23, the dark romantic comedy will now play its final performance on August 28.
When Bruce (Wirt) and Sue (Stiles) meet four weeks after an uncharacteristic one-night-stand, Sue has this to say to him: one, I had a great time with you that night and two, let's never see each other again. Thus begins a 4,000-mile journey well beyond the confines of their carefully structured worlds. Bruce is fueled by an overwhelming but undefined compulsion to join her in Phoenix. Sue is reluctantly charmed by his persistence, but steadfast in her resolve to keep him at bay.
The Scott Organ play is directed by Jennifer DeLia.