Atlantic's THE MOTHER Adds Benefit Performance April 7th
Atlantic Theater Company announced today that the sold-out US premiere production of The Mother has added a benefit performance on Sunday, April 7th at 6PM. Proceeds from the event will benefit Atlantic's arts education programs, productions, and new play and musical development initiatives cultivating the next generation of artists and audiences. Tickets start at $500 and include a pre-show open bar, a souvenir show poster, and a moderated post-show discussion with members of the cast and creative team. Premium tickets also include a Playbill signed by the cast.
Written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton, and directed by Trip Cullman, The Mother began previews Wednesday, February 20th and opened this past Monday, March 11th. It will play an extended engagement through Saturday, April 13th, 2019 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
The Mother features Academy Award nominee Isabelle Huppert (Elle, Greta), Golden Globe Award nominee Chris Noth ("The Good Wife," "Gone"), Justice Smith (Netflix's "The Get Down," Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), and Odessa Young (Days of Rage, Assassination Nation).
Can one love one's son too much? Anne has given everything to the family she's built. Now the years have gone by, and her children have grown up and have lives and loves of their own, leaving her alone in a world that is crumbling around her. The Mother is a captivating and disquieting new play about a woman grasping for stability by acclaimed French writer Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton that will leave you questioning the very nature of reality.
The Mother features scenic design by Mark Wendland, costume design by Anita Yavich, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design and original composition by Fitz Patton, projections by Lucy Mackinnon, fight direction by J. David Brimmer, dialects byKate Wilson, and casting by Casting by Telsey + Company, William Cantler, CSA; Adam Caldwell, CSA; Karyn Casl, CSA.
Photo Credit: Ahron R. Foster