Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO, Starring Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays, to Move to Broadway Next Spring

By: Jul. 27, 2016
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Just in, Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will move its critically acclaimed production of J.T. Rogers' new play Oslo, directed by Bartlett Sher, to the Vivian Beaumont Theater next spring.

Oslo, which is currently playing a sold-out run at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater through Sunday, August 28, will begin previews Thursday, March 23 and open on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

The Vivian Beaumont Theater production of Oslo will feature the production's original cast: Michael Aronov, Anthony Azizi, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jeb Kreager, Jefferson Mays, Christopher McHale, Daniel Oreskes, Angela Pierce, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith. The production will once again have sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Peter John Still, and projections by 59 Productions.

A darkly comic epic, Oslo tells the true but until now untold story of how one young couple, Norwegian diplomat Mona Juul (Jennifer Ehle) and her husband social scientist Terje Rød-Larsen (Jefferson Mays), planned and orchestrated top-secret, high-level meetings between the State of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, which culminated in the signing of the historic 1993 Oslo Accords. Featuring dozens of characters and set in locations across the globe, Oslo is both a political thriller and the personal story of a small band of women and men struggling together-and fighting each other-as they seek to change the world.

Lincoln Center Theater's world premiere production of Oslo at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater is supported by a Theatre Commissioning and Production Initiative grant from The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. This play is the recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Generous contributors to LCT's Newhouse production of Oslo also include: The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation.

Photo by T. Charles Erickson