UPDATED: Performances of The Seafarer are rescheduled for April 14,15, 17 and 18 with Opening Night on April 19 and continuing through May 5. Patrons who have tickets that are not on the new schedule will be contacted by the Alley about moving to a different performance.
Jeffrey Bean, one of the leads in the upcoming Alley Production of The Seafarer, has been injured and won't be in the play, which was scheduled to open this Wednesday night, the Alley Theatre has announced.
Bean's undisclosed injury was unrelated to the theater and he is expected to make a full recovery, Rodi Franco, director of Marketing and Communications, wrote in an e-mail.
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Opening Night has been moved from Wednesday, April 11, to Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m.
Actor Declan Mooney, who understudied the Broadway production of The Seafarer, by playwright Conor McPherson, will be taking over the role of Ivan Curry, the Alley said.
In an earlier interview with Art Attack, Alley Artistic Director Gregory Boyd said once he read the play by CM, he knew exactly who he wanted to cast in each part.
An announcement with the revised performance schedule will be made later today as soon as it is confirmed, with more information coming on Mooney.