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Manhattan Theatre Club's THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM Will Play Final Two Weeks Through November 24

The Height of the Storm

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award® nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night) is beginning its final two weeks of performances. After being extended, the play must close on Sunday, November 24 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

The Height of the Storm features Olivier and Tony Award Winner Jonathan Pryce (The Height of the Storm at Wyndham's Theatre, "Game of Thrones", "The Wife," Miss Saigon) and three-time Olivier Award Winner Eileen Atkins (The Height of the Storm at Wyndham's Theatre, "The Crown", Doubt, The Retreat From Moscow), Lucy Cohu (The Height of the Storm at Wyndham's Theatre, "The Queen's Sister"), Amanda Drew (The Height of the Storm at Wyndham's Theatre, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time at The National Theatre), James Hillier (The Height of the Storm at Wyndham's Theatre, "The Crown"), and Lisa O'Hare (A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder).

The Height of the Storm opened September 24 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Two of the greatest actors of their generation come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life and all of its complexities. For 50 years the lives of André and Madeleine have been filled with the everyday pleasures and unfathomable mysteries of an enduring marriage, until suddenly their life together begins to unravel, and this loving relationship is faced with the inevitability of change. Jonathan Kent directs this thrilling production The Times of London declares "a deeply moving new play that takes us to the edge of what it is to love."

Direct from a lauded run in London, the critically acclaimed production is produced by Manhattan Theatre Club with Simon Friend, Mark Goucher, Howard Panter and Scott Landis.

Support for The Height of the Storm is provided by the Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater.

The creative team for The Height of the Storm includes Anthony Ward (scenic and costume design), Hugh Vanstone (lighting design), Paul Groothuis (sound design), and Gary Yershon (composer).

As previously announced, MTC's 2019-2020 productions include the American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night), starring Olivier and Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce (Miss Saigon, "Game of Thrones") and Olivier Award winner Eileen Atkins (Doubt, The Retreat From Moscow); the American premiere of My Name is Lucy Barton, written by Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge), adapted by Rona Munro (The James Trilogy), and directed by Richard Eyre (The Crucible, Notes on a Scandal), starring Laura Linney (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, "Ozark"); and the Broadway premiere How I Learned to Drive, written by Paula Vogel (Indecent), directed by Mark Brokaw (Heisenberg), starring Mary-Louise Parker (Proof) and David Morse (The Iceman Cometh) at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway; the world premiere of Bella Bella, written and performed by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Casa Valentina, Torch Song, Hairspray) and directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced, The Niceties); the world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Our Mother's Brief Affair, The Assembled Parties) and directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Cake, The Assembled Parties, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife); and the co-world premiere of Poor Yella Rednecks by Qui Nguyen (Vietgone) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone) at New York City Center - Stage I; and the world premiere of The New Englanders by Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God) and directed by Saheem Ali (Sugar in Our Wounds), and the world premiere of The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman (We've Come To Believe) and directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love, Skintight) at New York City Center - Stage II.

For more information on MTC, please visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.


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