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SEASON 39

2017-2018

TORCH SONG

By Harvey Fierstein

Directed by Moisés Kaufman

With Jack DiFalco, Ward Horton, Roxanna Hope Radja, Michael Rosen, Mercedes Ruehl, Michael Urie

Scenic Design by David Zinn
Costume Design by Clint Ramos
Lighting Design by David Lander
Sound Design by Fitz Patton
Production Stage Manager Frank Lombardi
Stage Manager Ben Freedman

“Impeccably assembled with acting to match throughout.” - The New York Times Critic's Pick

“Michael Urie is brilliant! His Arnold is as convincing as Fierstein's was.” - The Washington Post

“Charming, intelligent, and strikingly fresh.” - New York Magazine

“Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl are at the top of their games.” - The New York Times

“Moisés Kaufman's stirring production is irresistibly compelling.” - The New York Times

“★★★★! Lovingly tends to Fierstein's flame.” - Time Out New York

Photos by Joan Marcus


CARDINAL

By Greg Pierce

Directed by Kate Whoriskey

With Becky Ann Baker, Anna Chlumsky, Alex Hurt, Adam Pally, Stephen Park, Eugene Young

Scenic Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Jennifer Moeller
Lighting Design by Amith Chandrashaker
Sound Design by Leah Gelpe
Fight Direction by J. David Brimmer
Production Stage Manager Donald Fried
Stage Manager Alexandra Hall

“Anna Chlumsky and Adam Pally paint the town red!” - The New York Times

“A first class, world-premiere production.” - The Hollywood Reporter

“If you like Veep and Girls, you'll get a kick out of Cardinal.” - The Hollywood Reporter

“Anna Chlumsky is a wise-cracking, occasionally profane fireball of energy." - The Daily Beast

“Chlumsky and Pally are very Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy together.” - The Wrap

Photos by Joan Marcus.


LOBBY HERO

By Kenneth Lonergan

Directed by Trip Cullman

With Michael Cera, Chris Evans, Brian Tyree Henry, Bel Powley

Scenic Design by David Rockwell
Costume Design by Paloma Young
Lighting Design by Japhy Weideman
Sound Design by Darron L West
Production Stage Manager Barclay Stiff
Stage Manager Kelly Levy

“Meticulously acted and achingly funny.” - Ben Brantley, The New York Times Critic's Pick

“★★★★! The acting is extraordinary” - Alexis Soloski, The Guardian

“Chris Evans and Michael Cera shine on Broadway in Lobby Hero.” - NY Daily News

“Lobby Hero is an engrossing, hot-button work ahead of the curve.” - The Hollywood Reporter

Photos by Joan Marcus


MARY PAGE MARLOWE

By Tracy Letts

Directed by Lila Neugebauer

With DAVID AARON BAKER, BLAIR BROWN, KAYLI CARTER, AUDREY CORSA, MARCIA DeBONIS, NICK DILLENBURG, RYAN FOUST, TESS FRAZER, EMMA GEER, GRACE GUMMER, MIA SINCLAIR JENNESS, BRIAN KERWIN, TATIANA MASLANY, KELLIE OVERBEY, SUSAN POURFAR, MARIA ELENA RAMIREZ, ELLIOT VILLAR, GARY WILMES 

Scenic Design by Laura Jellinek
Costume Design by Kaye Voyce
Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau
Sound Design by Brandon Wolcott
Production Stage Manager Kyle Gates
Stage Manager Travis Coxson

“The most purely beautiful play that Mr. Letts has given us. Make every effort to see it." - The Wall Street Journal

"Gorgeous. Piercing. A knockout." - The Wall Street Journal

"Gorgeously acted! All six Mary Pages are excellent!" - The New York Times Critic's Pick

Photos by Joan Marcus


STRAIGHT WHITE MEN

By Young Jean Lee

Directed by Anna D. Shapiro

With KATE BORNSTEIN, JOSH CHARLES, TY DEFOE, ARMIE HAMMER, STEPHEN PAYNE, PAUL SCHNEIDER

Scenic Design by Todd Rosenthal
Costume Design by Suttirat Larlarb
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Sound Design by M.L. Dogg
Choreographer Faye Driscoll
Fight Director Thomas Schall
Production Stage Manager Jane Grey
Stage Manager Brian Bogin

“Undeniably powerful. You’ll have plenty to talk about after seeing ‘Straight White Men’” - The New York Times Critic's Pick

“Thoughtful, challenging and original work too rarely seen on Broadway.” - The Hollywood Reporter

 “✩✩✩✩” - The Guardian

Photos by Joan Marcus