BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN!
All of Broadway's biggest stars aligned at the Booth Theatre last night to celebrate opening night of The Velocity of Autumn, a 90-minute powder keg dark comedy by Eric Coble. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the evening's guests before the curtain went up, and you can check out interviews with Laura Osnes, Rory O'Malley, Christopher Sieber, Patrick Page, Gabriel Ebert and more below!
THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN swirls around Alexandra, a 79-year-old artist in a showdown with her family over where she'll spend her remaining years. In Alexandra's corner are her wit, her volcanic passion and the fact that she's barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the block. But her children have their own secret weapon: estranged son Chris who returns after 20 years, crawls through Alexandra's second floor window, and becomes the family's unlikely mediator. No sooner are the words "Hi, Mom" uttered than the emotional bombs start detonating. The Velocity of Autumn, written by Eric Coble and directed by Molly Smith, is a wickedly funny and wonderfully touching discovery of the fragility and ferocity of life.
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