Marianne Tatum to Take Over for Eve Plumb in UNBROKEN CIRCLE
Seth Rudetsky and Mary J. Davis welcome Marianne Tatum to the critically acclaimed play Unbroken Circle, written by James Wesley, with direction by Jason St. Little. Ms. Tatum will take over the role of Aunt June currently played by Eve Plumb (Ms. Plumb's last performance will be September 22, 2013) beginning September 26th at St. Luke's Theatre on West 46th Street. Tickets are $36.50-$59.50 and can be purchased by visiting telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. For more information about the show please visit www.UnbrokenCircleThePlay.com.
Marianne Tatum: After a very long absence from New York, Marianne Tatum gleefully returns to her Texas roots as Aunt June. Ms. Tatum charmed critics and audiences alike when she debuted on Broadway with her creation of Jenny Lind the Swedish Nightingale, inBARNUM, garnering a Theatre World Award for her efforts. Her second Broadway turn was the hilarious and deliciously evil (and Drama Desk Nominated) Milady DeWinter in the revival of The Three Musketeers. Other credits include:New York City Opera, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Baroness Elsa. Regional: Guthrie Theatre, Huntington Theatre, Goodspeed, Delaware Theatre Co. Television: : "Law & Order"," One Life to Live," "Law & Order SVU," "Loving". She can soon be seen as Chantelle's Mother in Martin Scorsese's THE WOLF OF WALL STREET.
In a "script that makes all the right moves."(NY Times) and is " carefully plotted and well-paced " (NY Daily News), the "gasp-inducing" (Theatermania.com) Unbroken Circle is set in 1970 Galveston, Texas. A family is brought together for the first time in years on the day of its patriarch's funeral. As the day turns into night, the man's impact on his family unfolds in surprising ways. Unbroken Circle is at turns hilarious and disturbing and explores how abuse and family secrets affect every person in each generation different.
"Unbroken Circle is thought-provoking, emotionally charged theater." Huffington Post; "James Wesley's "Unbroken Circle" is a brilliant piece of work. You will leave the theater in awe of the story and in love with the characters". Garden State Journal; "Surprisingly moving and gorgeously acted. The piece has stayed with me weeks after I've seen it."Tony Award Winner, Audra McDonald.
"The ensemble is superb" (T and B on the Aisle)and includes Stacey Bone-Gleason (The Baristas, "Celebrity Ghost Stories"), Lori Hammel (Forbidden Broadway, Mamma Mia),Suzanna Hay (Dance of Death), Jennifer Simard (Sister Act, Shrek the Musical), James Wesley (playwright), and Juli Wesley (James' daughter!). Creative team includes: Josh Iacovelli (Set and Lighting design), Brian Hemesath (Costume design), Dan Adamsky (Sound Designer) and Karen Evanouskas (Production Stage Manager).
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