(Andrew Gans’s article appeared in Playbill 5/8/09.)
Reading of Rare Inge Play, Off the Main Road, to Feature Bobbie, Weaver, Sternhagen and More
The Flea will present a staged reading of the never-before-produced William Inge play Off the Main Road May 11 at the company's Off-Broadway home.
Directed by Flea artistic director Jim Simpson, the reading will boast the talents of Walter Bobbie, Rebecca Nelson, Jay O. Sanders, Rocco Sisto, Frances Sternhagen and Sigourney Weaver as well as members of The Bats, the Flea's resident acting company: Jamie Effros, Evan Enderle, Maren Langdon and Michael Micalizzi. Show time is 7 PM.
Off the Main Road, according to press notes, "follows a fragile woman in hiding with her daughter from her abusive, former pro-baseball player husband . . . "