Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin Set for I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard
Reed Birney Star Files I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard Show Closed This production ended its run on March 1, 2015 View Comments Related Shows Tony nominee Reed Birney and Nurse Jackie’s Betty Gilpin will explore the eternal struggle of parents and kids finding common ground in I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard. Written by Halley Feiffer and directed by Trip Cullman, the Atlantic Theater Company production will begin previews off-Broadway on January 7, 2015 and officially open on January 20. The world premiere will play a limited engagement through February 15 at Atlantic Stage 2.Ella (Gilpin) is a precocious and fiercely competitive actress whose sole aim in life is making her famous playwright father David (Birney) proud. Over the course of a boozy, drug-fueled evening, Ella and David deliberate over whether to read the reviews of her off-Broadway debut…and things unravel from there.Birney received a Tony nod for Casa Valentina and has also been seen on Broadway in Picnic and Gemini. Other stage credits include Dreams of Flying Dreams of Falling and Uncle Vanya. He is featured as Donald Blythe on Netflix’s House of Cards. Gilpin plays Dr. Carrie Roman in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie. Stage credits include Where We’re Born, Heartless and Good Boys and True.The production will feature scenic design by Mark Wendland, costume design by Jessica Pabst, lighting design by Ben Stanton and sound design by Daniel Kluger.