ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR Ends Limited Engagement Sunday, December 4
Manhattan Theatre Club's limited engagement of Alan Ayckbourn's ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR ends its run on Sunday, December 4 with the 2 PM matinee at the Biltmore Theatre (261 West 47th Street). ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR will have played 29 preview performances and 56 regular performances.
The production is directed by John Tillinger. The cast features (in alphabetical order) Mireille Enos (Eva), Clea Lewis(Jane), Sam Robards (Geoffrey), Alan Ruck (Sidney), Deborah Rush (Marion), and Paxton Whitehead (Ronald).
Three couples, three kitchens, three successive Christmas Eves: welcome to the world of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy about social class and splendid cocktails.
This marks the sixth Alan Ayckbourn play Manhattan Theatre Club has produced. The almost 20 year relationship began with the 1988 production of Woman in Mind. Subsequent productions include: Absent Friends (1991), A Small Family Business (1992), Comic Potential (2000) and the interwoven plays House and Garden (2002). Director John Tillinger has previously helmed MTC's hit productions of Ayckbourn's House and Garden and Comic Potential.
The creative team for ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR includes John Lee Beatty (set design), Jane Greenwood (costume design), Brian MacDevitt (lighting design), and Bruce Ellman (sound design).
The production opened Tuesday, October 18 on Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Previews began Thursday, September 22.
Single tickets ($80 - $26) for ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR will be available beginning September 6. Tickets will be available by calling TeleCharge.com at 212-239-6200 or at www.telecharge.com or at the Biltmore Theatre box office (261 West 47th Street).
Subscriptions to MTC can be obtained by calling (212) 399-3030, Monday - Friday, noon - 8 PM with a major credit card. Subscriptions are also available online at www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.