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Previews of 'The Marriage of Bette and Boo' to begin 6/12

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that preview performances of Christopher Durang's award winning comedy THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO, directed by Walter Bobbie, will begin on Thursday, June 12th, 2008.  This is one day earlier than previously announced.


In addition, as a special extension of ACCESS Roundabout's $10 preview program, all seats for the Thursday, June 12th performance will be $10!  In Roundabout's Broadway homes, 100 tickets are offered for $10 to every first preview performance; and during the 2007-2008 season all 500 tickets offered immediately sold out.


ACCESS Roundabout is a multi-faceted audience development initiative that allocates over 22,000 affordable tickets as low as $10 to theatergoers each season.  As one of the nation's leading not-for profit theatre companies, internationally recognized for quality award-winning theatre, education and audience development programs, Roundabout is excited to offer these special low-priced alternatives to the community.

THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO features Terry Beaver (Father Donnally), Heather Burns (Emily Brennan), Victoria Clark (Margaret Brennan), John Glover (Karl Hudlocke), Kate Jennings Grant (Bette Brennan), Julie Hagerty (Soot Hudlocke), Adam Lefevre (Paul Brennan), Zoe Lister-Jones (Joan Brennan), Charles Socarides (Matt), Christopher Evan Welch (Boo Hudlocke).

THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOOwill begin previews on June 12th and open officially on Thursday July 10th, 2008, Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46 Street).  This is a limited engagement through September 7th, 2008.


The design team includes David Korins (Sets), Susan Hilferty (Costumes), Donald Holder (Lights) and Acme Sound Partners (Sound).


THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO is a dark comedy that takes a look at the complex marriage of Bette and Boo.  Three decades of marriage, divorce, alcoholism, nervous breakdowns and death – all blended in a unique mix of irony, humor and farce – are played out in 33 quick scenes.



Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, online at or at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre box office (111 West 46 Street).   Tickets range from $63.75-73.75.  All tickets to the first preview on Thursday, June 12th are $10.



THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO will play Tuesday through Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.


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