'The Four of Us' to play Stage II
“The Four of Us” is the final show to fall into place in Manhattan Theater Club’s 2007-08 season at City Center. The play by Itamar Moses (“Bach at Leipzig”) will play in MTC’s smallest space, Stage II, in March.“Four of Us,” about two writers whose friendship is threatened when one becomes famous, preemed at the Old Globe in San Diego this spring. Director Pam MacKinnon reprises her helming duties for the Gotham incarnation, which begins previews March 6 and opens March 25. Meanwhile, casting is complete for another Off Broadway MTC offering, Adam Bock’s “The Receptionist,” with Josh Charles, Robert Foxworth and Kendra Kassebaum joining Jayne Houdyshell in the Joe Mantello-helmed staging. Production opens Oct. 30 at the larger City Center venue, Stage I. Other Off Broadway offerings on MTC’s 2007-08 slate include “The Starry Messenger,” by Kenneth Lonergan, and Abbie Spallen’s “Pump Girl.” Its Broadway space, the Biltmore, is booked this year with Theresa Rebeck’s “Mauritius” and Caryl Churchill’s “Top Girls.” One more Biltmore show remains to be announced.