Marin Theatre Company Extends FENCES Through 5/11
Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announced today that, due to brisk ticket sales, MTC has extended August Wilson's Fences by eight performances. Directed by Derrick Sanders and featuring actors Carl Lumbly, Steven Anthony Jones and Margo Hall, the production will run for 36 performances, from April 10 through May 11. Opening night is Tuesday, April 15. Based in Mill Valley, MTC is a 47-year old professional nonprofit theater that is a destination for exhilarating performances, inspired new American plays and powerful theatrical experiences. Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, a 33-year-old San Francisco-based African-American theater company, has included Fences as part of its 2013-14 subscription series, which also includes productions at A.C.T., Berkeley Rep, Magic Theatre, San Francisco Opera and SF Playhouse.
Founded in 1966, Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area's premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our 231-seat main stage theater, as well as a five-show Theater Series for Young Audiences in partnership with the Bay Area Children's Theatre in our 99-seat studio theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American Playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes productions of world premieres, two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards, readings and workshops by the nation's best emerging playwrights and membership in the National New Play Network. Our numerous education programs serve more than 6,000 students from over 40 Bay Area schools each year. MTC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
The new performance dates for FENCES are as follows: Previews are Thursday, April 10 through Sunday, April 13. Opening night is Tuesday, April 15th. The extended run will now finish on Sunday, May 11, 2014.
Tickets for FENCES range from $37 to $58 with discounts available for seniors and those under 30. RUSH tickets are $20 and can be purchased one hour prior to the show (based on availability). Military personnel, their families, and US veterans can get $5 off all performances (must show ID). For group sales, contact Julie Knight, (415) 388-5200, ext. 3302.