'The Wife' to Open at Access Theater

"The Wife," a new play by Tommy Smith, will premiere Off-Off-Broadway next month at the Gallery at Access Theater. Previews will begin Dec. 2, with opening night scheduled for Dec. 5. The production will run through Dec. 19.

Among Smith's plays are "White Hot" (Here Arts Center), "PTSD" (Ensemble Studio Theatre), "The Break-Up" (The Flea Theater), "Sextet" (Washington Ensemble Theatre), and "Air Conditioning" (Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference). "The Wife," which tells the story of a young Hasidic woman's friendship with her non-Hasidic neighbors, will star Caitlin McDonough-Thayer, Noel Joseph Allain, Travis Allen, Jakob Knoll, Mary Jane Gibson, and Ayesha Ngaujah.