Annapurna to star Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman
|Nick Offerman as 'Ulysses' and Megan Mullally as 'Emma'|
The New Group will present the New York premiere of Sharr White's Annapurna, directed by Bart DeLorenzo, playing at 59E59's Theater A from 13 Apr 2014 through to 01 Jun 2014, opening date still to be announced.
The production stars real life married couple Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, who will reprise the roles they first created when the drama played at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles in April 2013, which was also directed by Bart DeLorenzo.
Annapurna: Twenty years ago, Emma (Megan Mullally) walked out on her husband, cowboy-poet Ulysses (Nick Offerman), in the middle of the night. Now hearing he's in dire straits, she tracks him down in the wilds of Colorado in a grungy trailer, working on his magnum opus, hooked to an oxygen tank, and cooking in the buff. Their reunion brings back the best and worst of their former bond.
Playwright Sharr White is currently represented on Broadway with the world premiere of his play 'Snow Geese.' Earlier this year his play 'The Other Place' also premiered on Broadway. His other credits include 'Sunlight', 'Six Years' and 'Achilles in Sparta'.
Megan Mullally's (Emma) Broadway credits include 'Young Frankenstein', 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' and 'Grease.' Mullally is best known for her role as "Karen Walker" in the TV sitcom "Grace & Will" for which she won two Emmy Awards.
Nick Offerman (Ulysses) is making his New York stage debut, he currently stars as "Ron Swanson" in the TV sircom "Parks and Recreation," in which is wife Megan Mullally often appears has "Ron Swanson's" ex-wife "Tammy". His other TV credits include "Axe Cop", "Childrens Hospital" and "American Body Shop."