Richard Ridge to Moderate Final Talk Back for NO MAN'S LAND with Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen
The final Talk Back in the series at Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND takes place Thursday, February 27 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and moderator Richard Ridge. After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND, Ridge and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance.
Richard Ridge is the lead correspondent for BroadwayWorld, one of the most popular theatre websites receiving over 3.5 million visitors every month. For BroadwayWorld, he is the host of "Backstage with Richard Ridge" which has long been the most popular outlet for Broadway stars and legends to talk about their careers. His guests have included Chita Rivera, Joan Rivers, Kristen Chenoweth, Nick Jonas, John Lloyd Young and Marlo Thomas. Prior to that, he was the host of the grounding breaking cable television program "Broadway Beat" for over 20 years. His latest venture is the filmed Screen Actors Guild Foundation/BroadwayWorld "Conversations Q&A" series which recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City. The events are filmed for the Foundation's educational archives and a 30-minute version is featured on BroadwayWorld. Past participants have included Ellen Burstyn, David Hyde Pierce, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jim Parsons, Judith Light, Keith Carradine, Ian McKellen, and Patrick Stewart, among others.
Directed by Sean Mathias, NO MAN'S LAND plays in repertory with Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). The production was recently extended through Sunday, March 30 only.
$30 rush tickets are available throughout the run for both NO MAN'S LAND and WAITING FOR GODOT. The front row of the orchestra and other locations are available exclusively to rush ticket buyers. Tickets are available for purchase beginning at 10am daily (and 12pm on Sundays) for $30.00 (including facility fee), two tickets maximum per person, on the day of the performance, subject to availability. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Cort Theatre box office.
In NO MAN'S LAND, two elderly writers, having met in a London pub, continue drinking and talking into the night. All might be well, until the return home of two younger men. Their relationships are exposed, with menace and hilarity, in one of Pinter's most entertaining plays.
Designs for the productions include sets and costumes by Stephen Brimson Lewis (Indiscretions), lighting by Peter Kaczorowski (Contact, The Producers) sound and music by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen (Breakfast At Tiffany's), projections by Zachary Borovay (Ann) and hair and make-up by Tom Watson (The Assembled Parties).
The Cort Theatre Box Office hours are Monday through Saturday 10am to 8:30pm and Sundays from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.