Heidi Armbruster

Meet the Cast of Poor Behavior

On  Thursday, July 17th, the cast of Poor Behavior met the press.  The actors and director had the opportunity to be interviewed about their experience working on the show, and hearing their responses made us even more excited to see them perform!  Poor Behavior begins previews on July 29th, and we can’t wait for this wonderful cast to start their run at The Duke on 42nd Street.

The Cast and Director of Theresa Rebeck's Poor Behavior

Jeff Biehl, Evan Cabnet, Brian Avers, Heidi Armbruster and Katie Kreisler.

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Primary Stages Artistic Director Andrew Leynse, Founder and Executive Producer Casey Childs, and Managing Director Elliot Fox

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Evan Cabnet

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Heidi Armbruster

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Jeff Biehl

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Brian Avers

Katie Kreisler

Katie Kreisler

Photos by Erin Resnick

Tickets to Poor Behavior are on sale now!  To order, click here!

First Casting Announcement of 2014/15!

We are pleased to announce the casts for the first two shows of our 30th Anniversary Season! Title Treatment copy copyWIYLTitleTreatments Our first show, the New York premiere of Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy, Poor Behavior, is directed by Evan Cabnet (The Model Apartment, A Kid Like Jake) features a cast of faces new to our stage including Heidi Armbruster, Brian Avers, Jeff Biehl and Katie Kreisler.   PoorBehaviorHeadshotStripB&W Heidi Armbruster has been seen in Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Disgraced and the film “My Man is a Loser”. Her play Dairyland was also developed in ESPA Drills 2012 Series. Brian Avers appeared in The Explorers Club at MTC and The Lieutenant of Inishmore and Rock N Roll on Broadway. Jeff Biehl was a part of Roundabout’s recent production of Machinal on Broadway and previously appeared in the film, “A Master Builder” and Katie Kreisler recently appeared in Lincoln Center Theater’s premiere of Nikolai and The Others and The House of Blue Leaves on Broadway. We are excited to bring you these talented actors and to welcome them into our Primary Stages family.

For our second production, we will present the World Premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). This new work will feature Elain Graham (The Picture Box, “Smash”), Emmy Award winner S. Epatha Merkerson (Come Back, Little Sheba; “Law & Order”)  Kevyn Morrow (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Dreamgirls), Sharon Washington (The Scottsboro Boys, Wild With Happy), Larry Powell (Broke-ology, Dutchman) and Tony Award winner Lillias White (The LifeFela!).

Poor Behavior runs July 29 -September 7, CLICK HERE to get tickets! While I Yet Live runs September 23 – October 31. Both shows will take place at Primary Stages new home, The Duke on 42nd Street.