Julia May Jonas' Your Own Personal Exegesis to Receive World Premiere Off-Broadway | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Julia May Jonas' Your Own Personal Exegesis to Receive World Premiere Off-Broadway

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will present the work, directed by Annie Tippe.

Julia May Jones and Annie Tippe

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will present the world premiere Your Own Personal Exegesis by Julia May Jonas. Performances of the new play, directed by Annie Tippe (Octet), begin November 19 at the Claire Tow Theater for a run through December 31. Opening night is set for December 5.

Set in a liberal parish, the memory play centers on a youth pastor and a group of teens in a coming-of-age tale of eroticism and religious ecstasy. The cast will feature Hannah Cabell, Cole Doman, Annie Fang, Savidu Geevaratne, and Mia Pak.

The creative team features set designer Brett J. Banakis, costume designer Wendy Yang, lighting designer Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, sound designer by Stowe Nelson. Original music is by Brian Cavanagh-Strong. Karen Evanouskas will serve as stage manager. 

Jonas' theatre work has been presented and developed with The Bushwick Starr, New Georges, Ars Nova, Target Margin, and others. Her debut novel, Vladimir, was published in February 2022 and has appeared on several "best of" lists. 

Lincoln Center Theater will also present Sarah Ruhl's Becky Nurse of Salem this fall, starring Dana H. Tony winner Deirdre O'Connell.

 
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