Photo Coverage: 'Speech & Debate' Opening Night
Roundabout Theatre Company officially opened Speech & Debate, a black comedy by Stephen Karam, directed by
Tony Award nominee Jason Moore, on Monday October 29. The cast features Susan Blackwell as
"Teacher/Reporter," Jason Fuchs as "Solomon," Gideon Glick as "Howie" and Sarah
Steele as "Diwata." This is a limited engagement through December 16.
Speech & Debate marks the first production in Roundabout's new Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street).
"In Speech &
Debate, three teenage misfits in Salem,
Oregon reluctantly form their
school's first speech and debate team after discovering they are all linked by
a sex scandal that's rocked their town. Secrets become currency, blogs are
belted and 'bathing suit areas' exposed in this black comedy about what, if
anything, it means to be an adult," explain press notes.
All tickets ($20) for Speech & Debate are issued as general admission passes for first-come, first-served seating on the show date. Available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at 212-719-1300, online at www.roundaboutunderground.com or at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre box office (111 West 46th Street).Speech & Debate plays Tuesday through Saturday evening at 8:00PM with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30PM and Sunday evenings at 7:00PM. www.roundaboutunderground.com
Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.
Speech & Debate, now playing the Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street)
Speech & Debate
The cast of Speech & Debate
Susan Blackwell (Teacher/Reporter)
Jason Fuchs (Solomon)
Sarah Steele (Diwata)
Gideon Glick (Howie)
Surprise! Meeting Mary Rodgers, who is significantly mentioned during the play