Photo Flash: Inside WIESENTHAL's Opening Night Off-Broadway with Judith Light, Tony Kushner & More

By: Nov. 06, 2014
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Daryl Roth and Karyl Lynn Burns present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal plays at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Go inside opening night below!

Filled with hope, humanity and humor, Wiesenthal is the riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal, an ordinary man who did extraordinary things. Nicknamed the "Jewish James Bond," he devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice. Intelligent, funny, flawed and noble, Wiesenthal was a true universal hero. His unbelievable dedication and tenacity over decades is honored in this play, which gives equal weight to his wisdom and wit during his long, purposeful life.

Comprising the design team for Wiesenthal is Tony Award winning scenic designer Beowulf Boritt (Act One at Lincoln Center Theatre, On The Town on Broadway, Obie Award recipient for Sustained Excellence in Scenic Design), costume designer Alex Jaeger (Two Sisters and a Piano at The Public Theatre, Venus in Fur at ACT), lighting designer Joel E. Silver (Blue Man Group in Berlin, Tokio Confidential at Atlantic Stage), and sound designer Shane Rettig (When January Feels Like Summer at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Mourning Becomes Electra at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row).

Photos by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Wiesenthal