New dates have been announced for Lincoln Center Theater productions of Intimate clothing – A new opera and Fly over the sunset.
Fly over the sunset, performed at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, has a score by Tom Kitt and Michael Korie, a book and staging by James Lapine, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance. Originally slated to start performances, night theaters closed in March 2020, previews will now begin on November 4, 2021, with an opening night slated for December 6, 2021. Harry Hadden-Paton, Carmen Cusack and Tony Yazbeck Will play the roles of Aldous Huxley, Clare Booth Luce and Cary Grant, three characters who come together in this work of fiction to experiment with the LSD drug.
Intimate clothing, presented at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, is based on the play by Lynn Nottage and features a libretto by Nottage and music by Ricky Ian Gordon. Bartlett Sher directs. In previews when performances have stopped, the show will resume on January 13, 2022, with an opening night slated for January 27. The lead role of Esther will be played by Kearstin Piper Brown, with Chabrelle Williams singing the role on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. .
The rest of the casting for each production has yet to be announced.
The opening date is subject to approval by the New York State Department of Health and the governor, and production anticipates that masks will be required for all customers and front desk staff. Additionally, members of the public may need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test. The exact regulations remain to be determined.