Photo Flash: Rock 'n' Roll
"It's August 1968, and Russian tanks are rolling in to Prague. Jan, the Czech student, lives for rock music, Max, the English professor, lives for Communism and Esme, the flower child, is high. By 1990, the tanks are rolling out, the Stones are rolling in and idealism has hit the wall. A deeply felt look at the connection between rock music and revolution, Stoppard's sweeping and witty play spans two countries, three generations and twenty-two turbulent years, at the end of which love remains - and so does rock 'n' roll," explain press notes.
The production features original Royal Court cast members Brian Cox (Max), Sinead Cusack (Eleanor/Esme (Older)), and Rufus Sewell (Jan), with Nicole Ansari (Lenka), Mary Bacon (Gillian/Magda), Alice Eve (Esme (Younger)/Alice), Seth Fisher (The Piper/Policeman), Stephen Kunken (Ferdinand), Quentin Maré (Interrogator/Nigel), Ken Marks (Milan/Waiter), Alexandra Neil (Candida) and Anna O'Donoghue (Pupil).
Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2PM, Sunday at 3PM.
Tickets may be purchased by calling TeleCharge at 212-239-6200, online at www.telecharge.com or at the Jacobs Theatre box office (242 West 45th Street). For more information visit www.RocknRollThePlay.com
Photos by Joan Marcus
Nicole Ansari as Lenka and Brian Cox as Max
Rufus Sewell as Jan
Sinead Cusack as Esme (Older)
Alice Eve as Alice and Sinead Cusack