Lincoln Center Theater

'Let's Call Her Patty' to premiere at Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3

Zarina Shea's new comedy Let's Call Her Patty, starring Rhea Perlman, will premiere at Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater.

Allison Considine
Allison Considine

This summer, Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will present the world premiere of Zarina Shea’s Let’s Call Her Patty, directed by Margot Bordelon. Performances will run from July 15 to August 27 at the Claire Tow Theater.

The comedy follows Patty, a well-kept, uptight woman on the Upper West Side of Manhattan who must step outside her comfort zone to help her daughter Cecile battle cocaine addiction.

The cast will include Arielle Goldman, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, and Rhea Perlman. The production will feature sets by Kristen Robinson, costumes by Sarafina Bush, lighting by Oliver Wason, and sound by Sinan Refik Zafar. Kaitlin Leigh Marsh will be the stage manager.

Shea’s other works include Climate Change: An Opera, The Part Where Peter Leaves, and Stella Stein, among others. Her work has been developed and produced by companies including New York Theatre Workshop, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Clubbed Thumb, SPACE at Ryder Farm, BRIC, Two River Theater, New Georges, JACK, and Actors Theatre of Louisville.

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