Tickets Now Available for NO MAN'S LAND and WAITING FOR GODOT
Tickets to the limited season repertoire of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT, starring Ian McKellen,Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley directed by Sean Mathias are now on sale to the general public through Telecharge at www.telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200.
This limited season repertoire of two of the most iconic plays of the 20th Century, Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT will open on Broadway at the Cort Theatre, 138 West 48th Street, this fall. Performances will begin Saturday, October 26 at 8pm. The official opening is Sunday, November 24, 2013. This limited season will run for 14 weeks only. For performance schedule and more information, visit TwoPlaysInRep.com.
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Prior to Broadway, NO MAN'S LAND will play a brief engagement at Berkeley Rep August 3 through 31, 2013 with McKellen, Stewart, Crudup and Hensley directed by Mathias.
Ian McKellen won the Tony Award for his performance in Amadeus in 1981. Patrick Stewart first appeared on Broadway in Peter Brook's production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1971 and won the Drama Desk Award for A Christmas Carol in 1992. McKellen and Stewart have appeared together on stage twice before - in the 2009 West End production of Waiting for Godot and in the 1977 premiere of Tom Stoppard's Every Good Boy Deserves Favour. Billy Crudup, won a Tony Award for The Coast of Utopia in 2007. Shuler Hensley won a Tony Award for Oklahoma! in 2002. Sean Mathias, Tony nominated for his direction of Indiscretions, directed Billy Crudup in The Elephant Man in 2002.
In Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND we wonder if two writers, Hirst (Patrick Stewart) and Spooner (Ian McKellen) really know each other, or are they performing an elaborate charade? The ambiguity - and the comedy - intensify with the arrival of two other men, Briggs (Shuler Hensley) and Foster (Billy Crudup). Do all four inhabit a no-man's-land between the present and time remembered, between reality and fantasy?
WAITING FOR GODOT, Samuel Beckett's most popular play worldwide, follows two consecutive days in the lives of Vladimir (Patrick Stewart) and Estragon (Ian McKellen), who divert themselves by clowning around, joking and arguing, while waiting expectantly and unsuccessfully for the mysterious Godot. Their waiting is interrupted by two strangers, Pozzo (Shuler Hensley) and Lucky (Billy Crudup).
Designs for the productions will include sets and costumes by Stephen Brimson Lewis (twice Tony-nominated for Indiscretions), lighting by Peter Kaczorowski (a Tony Award winner for Contact and The Producers) sound by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen (Breakfast At Tiffany's), projections byZachary Borovay (Ann) and Hair by Tom Watson (The Assembled Parties).