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Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's THROUGH THE YELLOW HOUR and A SUMMER DAY Resume Tonight, 11/3


Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that its productions of the world premiere of Through the Yellow Hour, written and directed by Adam Rapp, and the American premiere of A Summer Day, written by Jon Fosse, and directed and translated by Sarah Cameron Sunde, will resume tonight, Saturday, November 3, both at 8pm. Through the Yellow Hour plays at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, and A Summer Day plays at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street.

Both shows had suspended performances due to power outages as a result of hurricane Sandy. Through the Yellow Hour last performed the evening of Saturday, October 27 and A Summer Day last performed at the matinee on Sunday, October 28.

Through the Yellow Hour plays Sunday, Monday, Wednesday at 7:30pm; Thursday, Friday at 8:00pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets are $55 for general admission, $15 for patrons under 30, and $10 for students (with valid ID), and are available by visiting or by phoning Ovationtix at 866.811.4111.

A Summer Day plays Tuesday – Friday at 8:00pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $75 for general admission, $25 for patrons under 30, and $20 for students (with Valid ID), and are available through or by phoning OvationTix at 866.811.4111.

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Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is a multi-award-winning company which has produced over sixty world premieres in the past seventeen seasons and was the recipient of the 2007 Ross Wetzsteon Memorial OBIE Award for its work developing new and innovative work. Previous plays include Two Boys in a Bed, Message to Michael, Carpool, Volunteer Man, A Trip to the Beach, Ascendancy, Stuck, Vick’s Boy, The Messenger, Saved or Destroyed, Neil’s Garden, My Special Friend, Faster, Bliss, St. Crispin’s Day, Where We’re Born, Five Flights, Boise, Finer Noble Gases, God Hates The Irish: The Ballad of Armless Johnny, Miss Julie, Acts of Mercy: passion-play, Cagelove, It Goes Without Saying, Dark Matters, Stay, American Sligo, Rag and Bone, War, Geometry of Fire, That Pretty Pretty or The Rape Play, The Amish Project, Killers and Other Family, Post No Bills, Blind, Little Doc, underneathmybed, There Are No More Big Secrets, The Hallway Trilogy, Carson McCullers Talks About Love, The Wood, Asuncion, Horsedreams, Yosemite, Massacre (Sing to Your Children), 3C, the Off-Broadway GLAAD Award-nominated hit The Last Sunday in June, Craig Wright’s The Pavilion (Drama Desk nominee - Outstanding Play of 2005) and Lady (Drama Desk nominee – Outstanding Play of 2008), as well as The Aliens by Annie Baker (2010 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play).

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