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RELATIVELY SPEAKING to be Featured on NY1's 'On Stage' This Weekend

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Tune in to NY-1's "On Stage" on Saturday, September 24 at 9:30 AM or 7:30 PM EST to watch the cast of RELATIVELY SPEAKING and director John Turturro give viewers a sneak peek at the three new one-act comedies by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen. "On Stage" re-airs on Sunday, September 25 at 9:30 AM and 7:30 PM, as well as Monday, September 26 at 9:30 PM and Tuesday, September 27 at 12:30 AM.

The ensemble cast of 15 features Caroline Aaron, Bill Army, Katherine Borowitz, Lisa Emery, Ari Graynor, Steve Guttenberg, Danny Hoch, Julie Kavner, Jason Kravits, Richard Libertini, Mark Linn-Baker, Fred Melamed, Patricia O'Connell, Grant Shaud, Marlo Thomas.

RELATIVELY SPEAKING began previews Tuesday, September 20 and officially opens Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47 Street) on Broadway.

The creative team for RELATIVELY SPEAKING features scenic design by Tony Award® winner and Academy Award® nominee Santo Loquasto, costume design by Donna Zakowska, lighting design by Tony Award® winner Kenneth Posner and sound design by Carl Casella.

Each of the three comedies in RELATIVELY SPEAKING springs from different branches of the family tree. In Talking Cure, Ethan Coen uncovers the sort of insanity that can come only from family. In George is Dead, Elaine May explores the hilarity of death. In Honeymoon Motel, Woody Allen invites you to the sort of wedding day you won't forget.

Academy Award® winning filmmaker Ethan Coen makes his Broadway debut after making his Off-Broadway bow as a playwright with the sold out world premiere of Almost an Evening, and his world premiere hit comedy Offices the following season.

Two-time Academy Award® nominated screenwriter and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award winning playwright Elaine May reunites with producer Julian Schlossberg, with whom she collaborated on her plays Death Defying Acts, After the Night and the Music, Taller Than a Dwarf, Adult Entertainment and Power Plays starring Alan Arkin.

Woody Allen returns to the New York stage as a playwright following the world premiere productions of his plays Writer's Block and A Second Hand Memory Off-Broadway.

Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe® Award nominated actor John Turturro made his Broadway debut in the play LifeX3 and will make his Broadway bow as a director. He has enjoyed a long time collaboration with Ethan Coen, appearing in his films Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, The Big Lebowski and O Brother, Where Art Thou?. He produced, directed, and starred in the film Illuminata and wrote and directed the feature film Romance and Cigarettes. Most recently, he directed Passione which premiered at the Venice Film Festival this past year and opens across the country this summer.

RELATIVELY SPEAKING is produced by Julian Schlossberg and Letty Aronson and co-produced by Edward Walson, Leroy Schecter, Tom Sherak, Daveed D. Frazier and Roy Furman.

RELATIVELY SPEAKING tickets are $67.00 - $127.00 (including $2.00 facility charge) and are available by calling Ticketmaster at 877-250-2929, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or in person at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47 Street) beginning September 6, 2011.

RELATIVELY SPEAKING will play Tuesday through Saturday at 8pm, Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm. Dark Monday. After Opening, Tuesday performances will be at 7pm.

 

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