Charlie Cox, who plays the titular lawyer-vigilante in Netflix’s Marvel series “Daredevil,” will star alongside Heather Lind (of AMC series “Turn”) in Manhattan Theater Club’s Off Broadway production of “Incognito” by Nick Payne.
Last season MTC had notable success on Broadway with another play by Payne, “Constellations,” which starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson. “Incognito” makes its American premiere in May at MTC following a 2014 bow at the Bush Theater in London.
Cox, who’ll star in “Incognito” fresh of the second season of “Daredevil” that debuts later this month, with star with Lind in the play’s interwoven stories of memory and identity, involving a man who steals Einstein’s brain, a woman beginning a romance with another woman and a man who forgets everything but his love for his girlfriend.
Doug Hughes (“Doubt”) directs the show, for which further casting remains to be announced. “Incognito” rounds out a season at MTC that has included “Fool for Love” with Sam Rockwell and “Our Mother’s Brief Affair” with Linda Lavin on Broadway, as well as new plays from John Patrick Shanley (“Prodigal Son”) and David Lindsay-Abaire (“Ripcord”) in its Off Broadway spaces.
“Incognito” begins preview May 3 ahead of a May 24 opening at New York City Center Stage I.