Maggie Gyllenhaal is heading to New York to star off-Broadway in “The Village Bike.”
The play follows a pregnant woman who seeks more attention from her husband. She ends up buying a second-hand bicycle and explores the countryside in which her family resides. Meanwhile, she is playing a balancing act with her sexual desires and her longing for a stable marriage.
“The Village Bike” premiered in 2011 in London’s Royal Court and playwright Penelope Skinner snagged the Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright Award.
Previews for the New York production will being May 21, 2014. The official opening will take place on June 9 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. The play marks Gyllenhaal’s first off-broadway production.