The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Theatre
Atlantic Stage 2 (New York, NY)
330 West 16th Street
New York, NY
Schedule
Tuesday through Friday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Sunday at 2:30pm
Price
$20 - $65
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In this stage adaptation of Alan Sillitoe's classic short story, award-winning British playwright Roy Williams brings the young, defiant Colin Smith into the 21st century.

Colin, with few prospects in life, finds himself in a prison school for criminal activity. He turns to long distance running as an escape, only to have the school exploit him for his talent, offering him a possible way out. Will he run his race for them, or for his independence?

Stars from Atlantic Theater's LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER Set for WABC's 'Here & Now', 2/2
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2014

Tune in to watch The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner stars Sheldon Best and Malik Yoba sit down with WABC host Sandra Bookman on the weekly television program 'Here And Now' to discuss bringing the American premiere production of award-winning British playwright Roy Williams' stage adaptation of Alan Sillitoe's beloved short story to the Atlantic Theater Company stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Atlantic Theatre Company's THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the American premiere production of award-winning British playwright Roy Williams' stage adaptation of Alan Sillitoe's beloved short story The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, directed by Leah C. Gardiner. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner features Eshan Bay, Sheldon Best, Zainab Jah,Jasmine Cephas Jones, Patrick Murney, Joshua E. Nelson, Sydney Sainte, Raviv Ullman, Todd Weeks and Malik Yoba. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner began previews Wednesday, January 8, and officially opened last night, January 21, at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER Jogs Steadily
by Michael Dale - January 22, 2014

Roy Williams' stage adaptation of Allan Sillitoe's short story might be best appreciated by teenage audiences. (more...)