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Photo Flash: 'Things We Want' Opens Nov.7

The New Group's world premiere of Things We Want by Jonathan Marc Sherman officially opens Wednesday, November 7 at 7PM, directed by Ethan Hawke.  Kicking off The New Group's 2007-2008 season, the production features Paul Dano, Peter Dinklage, Josh Hamilton and Zoe Kazan.  This limited Off-Broadway engagement will play through December 15 at The New Group at Theatre Row (The Acorn Theater/410 West 42nd Street).

"In Things We Want, three brothers reunite in their inherited childhood home.  Forced to live together again as adults, they struggle to redefine themselves as they pursue the things they want in life.  While facing their own personal obstacles, a drastic shift in dynamics occurs when a sexy young neighbor suddenly enters their lives," explain press notes. Directed by Ethan Hawke, this dark comedy by Jonathan Marc Sherman paints an insightful and bittersweet picture of the illusions people have about what makes them happy and what is within their power to change.

This production features Paul Dano, Peter Dinklage, Josh Hamilton and Zoe Kazan. Set Design is by Derek McLane; costume design is by Mattie Ullrich; lighting Design is by Jeff Croiter; sound Design is by Daniel Baker.

Things We Want plays at The New Group at Theatre Row (The Acorn Theater / 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Ave) as follows: Monday at 8PM, Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday through Saturday at 8PM and Saturday at 2PM.  Please note: No performance on Thursday, November 22.  There will be an additional performance at 7P< on Sunday, November 25.

Tickets are on-sale 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 $56.25.  For more information, visit www.thenewgroup.org.

Photos by Carol Rosegg


l-r: Paul Dano and Peter Dinklage


l-r: Paul Dano and Peter Dinklage


Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano


Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano


Zoe Kazan and Josh Hamilton


Zoe Kazan and Josh Hamilton



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