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Photos: Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE Celebrates Opening at the City Center


Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, presents the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize nominee Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) now through March 22, 2015. Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities!

Erica meets Vicky. Vicky marries Erica. Lives collide. Rewind. Pause. Fast forward. Starring Rebecca Henderson (Appropriate Behavior) and Rachael Holmes (Ruined), BRIGHT HALF LIFE is a kaleidoscopic new play about love, skydiving and the infinite moments that make a life together.

Completing the creative team are Set Designer Rachel Hauck (This Wide Night), Costume Designer Emily Rebholz (If/Then), Lighting Designer Jen Schriever (The Other Josh Cohen)and Sound Designer Bart Fasbender (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson).

BRIGHT HALF LIFE was developed during a residency at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference in 2014 (Preston Whiteway - Executive Director; Wendy C. Goldberg - Artistic Director).

The playing schedule for BRIGHT HALF LIFE is as follows: Tuesday- Friday at 7:30PM, Saturday at 2:30PM & 7:30PM, Sunday at 2:30PM. Tickets start at $60 and can be purchased by calling CityTix at 212-581-1212, by visiting the Box Office at 131 West 55th Street in NYC, or online at

Photo Credit: Caitlin McNaney

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