VIDEO: Marisa Tomei Talks THE REALISTIC JONESES on Today
"It's a very funny story, there are a lot of laughs throughout, it's a broad comedy," said the Oscar winning actress of her new play, "But it also works thematically about illness, and the fact that both The Neighbors names are Joneses, it plays on the theme of coveting what your neighbors have, and do you really want everything that they have? Sometimes what they have is not so hot!"
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Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses officially opened on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street).
The Realistic Joneses stars Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner; Academy Award and Tony Award-nominee Toni Collette("Hostages," "United States of Tara," The Sixth Sense, The Wild Party), Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Michael C. Hall ("Dexter,"Chicago, "Six Feet Under"), Tony Award-winner Tracy Letts (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; August: Osage County; "Homeland"), and Academy Award-winner and Gold Globe-nominee Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny; The Wrestler; Salome). The production will be directed by Obie Award-winner Sam Gold, who recently received critical acclaim for his production of Fun Home at The Public Theater.
What do you really know about your neighbors? TONI COLLETE, Michael C. Hall, Tracy LettsandMarisa Tomei invite you to find out. Hailed by The New York Times as "tender, funny, terrific and featuring this spring's most enticing cast,"The Realistic Joneses is written by Pulitzer Prize finalistWill Eno and directed by Sam Gold (FUN HOME). This new play moves to Broadway this March.
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