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'DESIRE' Plays Final Performance on Broadway 5/24


The critically acclaimed Broadway production of DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS by Eugene O'Neill will play its final performance today, May 24, 2009 after 16 previews and 32 performances.

Under the direction of Tony Award winner Robert Falls, the play stars two-time Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy, stage and screen star Carla Gugino, and Tony nominee Pablo Schreiber. The play received much critical acclaim in a busy season full of hit plays. Sadly the lack of Tony nominations and that same busy season aided in the early closing.

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS also stars Boris McGiver and Daniel Stewart Sherman, and features designs by Walt Spangler (set design), Ana Kuzmanic (costume design), Michael Philippi (Lighting Design), and Richard Woodbury (Original Music and Sound Design).

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS is produced by: Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Steve Traxler, Bat-Barry Productions, Ronald Frankel, Norton Herrick, Judith Resnick, Daryl Roth, The Weinstein Company, Scott Delman/Alan D. Marks, Mort Swinsky/Michael Fuchs, Mark Johannes & Amy Danis/Jack Thomas, Morris Berchard/Eric Falkenstein, in association with Terri & Timothy Childs, Jam Theatricals, Jamie deRoy, and Jujamcyn Theaters.

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS began previews on April 14, 2009 and officially opened at the ST. James Theatre (246 West 44th St.) on Monday, April 27, 2009. Tickets are currently available through or 212-239-6200.


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