Ensemble includes David Zayas

Ellen Burstyn has joined the cast of Off Broadway production “The Little Flower of East Orange,” the new play by Stephen Adly Guirgis helmed by Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Burstyn is part of an ensemble that includes David Zayas (“Dexter”), Michael Shannon (“Bug”) and Liza Colon-Zayas. Play is described as a ghost story set in an upper Manhattan charity hospital.

LAByrinth Theater Company produces the show at the Public Theater, where LAByrinth is a resident org.

Hoffman has previously helmed Guirgis plays “Our Lady of 121st Street,” “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” “The Last Night of Judas Iscariot” and “In Arabia We’d All Be Kings.” He is co-a.d. of LAByrinth with John Ortiz and John Gould Rubin.

“Little Flower” begins previews March 18 for an April 6 opening.

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