THE WHITE CHIP Announces Creative Team And Additional Producers

Alex Mecklosky
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January 8, 2024 1:45 PM

The producers of The White Chip have announced the full creative team and star studded producing team for a new production of Sean Daniels’ autobiographical recovery comedy, playing Off-Broadway this January. Directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller.

Previews of The White Chip begin at The Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater in The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space on January 22nd, 2024, with an opening night set for February 1st, for a run through March 9th, 2024.

The creative team for The White Chip will feature scenic design by Lawrence E. Moten III,costume design by Devario Simmons, lighting design by Abigail Hoke-Brady (Hippolytos) and sound design by Leon Rothenberg. Peter Royston Is the Stage Manager, Bethany Stewart is the Production Manager, and Nathan Peck is the Associate Director. Casting is by Stephanie Yankwitt & Margaret Dunn, tbd casting co. 

The White Chip is also thrilled to announce additional producers joining the production. John Beyer, Linda Karn, Shannyn Lambert, Barbara Manocherian, Daryl Roth, Jayne Baron Sherman, Ashley Melone & Nick Mills, Susan Edelstein, Jacob Soroken Porter, and Beth Rosner join previously announced Tony Award winner and 2023 Emmy Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford, Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria , Jason Biggs , Emmy and Tony Award winner John Larroquette, renowned recovery activist and author Ryan Hampton, and the nonprofit organization The Recovery Project as members of the producing team.  

The cast of The White Chip will include Crystal Dickinson, Jason Tam, and Joe Tapper.

In The White Chip, Steven (Tapper) is on top of the world and steps away from his dream job running one of the most exciting theatres in the country, but also an alcoholic spinning out of control. The play follows his life from first sip to first love and all the way to rock bottom, where he begins his wild—hilarious and heartbreaking journey to recovery.

 The White Chip will also feature Online exclusive Rush tickets. Every performance day at 9:00 AM, a limited number of $37 Rush tickets (price reflects total cost) are released on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more about the rush here.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!