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Photo Coverage: 'MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA' Opening Night Party

The New Group proudly presents Eugene O'Neill's epic drama Mourning Becomes Electra as the second production in its 2008-2009 season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production is playing a limited Off-Broadway run January 27 - April 18th, 2009.

The classic drama had an Official Opening Night on Thursday, February 19th and BroadwayWorld was there as the cast celebrated at the starry after party!

Headlining a standout cast are Lili Taylor as Christine Mannon, Jena Malone as Lavinia Mannon, Joseph Cross as Orin Mannon, Anson Mount as Brant, Mark Blum as Ezra Mannon, Robert Hogan as Seth.

This production will play at The New Group at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) Monday - Saturday 7:00 PM and Saturday at 12:00 PM (noon) and features original music by multi-Grammy Award-winning jazz musician Pat Metheny.

The New Group (Scott Elliott, Artistic Director; Geoff Rich, Executive Director): The 2008-2009 season kicked off with the U.S. premiere of Kevin Ellyot's Mouth to Mouth. The company's 2007-2008 season featured the premiere of Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want directed by Ethan Hawke, Mike Leigh's Two Thousand Years and Ayub Khan-Din's Rafta, Rafta.... The 2006-07 season featured Jay Presson Allen's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Wallace Shawn's The Fever and Bernard Weinraub's The Accomplices. The New Group is a recipient of the 2004 Tony Award (Best Musical - Avenue Q).

Mourning Becomes Electra plays at The New Group Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenue) as follows: Monday - Saturday 7:00 PM and Saturday 12:00 PM (matinee). Tickets may be arranged through Ticket Central at www.ticketcentral.com or (212) 279-4200, or at the Theatre Row Box Office (12:00-8:00 PM daily).

Tickets are $61.25. For more information, visit www.thenewgroup.org.

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: 'MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA' Opening Night Party
Sarita Choudhury and Scott Elliott

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Sarita Choudhury

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Sarita Choudhury

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Sarita Choudhury

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Joseph Cross

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Joseph Cross

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Joseph Cross

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Halley Wegryn Gross

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Halley Wegryn Gross

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Halley Wegryn Gross and Christopher Abbott

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Christopher Abbott

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Christopher Abbott

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Adam Alexi-Malle

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Max Baker

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Mark Blum

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David Cale

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David Cale

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Scott Elliott

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Katie Finneran

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Katie Finneran

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Susan Goodwillie

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Susan Goodwillie

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Susan Goodwillie

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Mycah Hogan

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Mycah Hogan

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Mycah Hogan

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Natasha Lyonne

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Natasha Lyonne

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Jena Malone

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Scott Elliott and Jena Malone

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Jena Malone

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Jena Malone

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Jena Malone

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Betty Shamieh

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Betty Shamieh

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Sean Meehan

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Sean Meehan

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Anson Mount

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Anson Mount

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Anson Mount

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John Wodja

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Elizabeth Jasicki

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Richard Topol

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Richard Topol and Elizabeth Jasicki

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Patrick Mapel

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Patrick Mapel

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Patrick Mapel and Phoebe Strole

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Phoebe Strole

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Phoebe Strole

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Phoebe Strole

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Lilli Taylor and Jena Malone

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Lilli Taylor

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Lilli Taylor

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Lilli Taylor

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