Theresa Rebeck Will Make NYC Directorial Debut With DROPPING GUMBALLS ON LUKE WILSON

By: Nov. 28, 2018
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Theresa Rebeck Will Make NYC Directorial Debut With DROPPING GUMBALLS ON LUKE WILSON

Theresa Rebeck, best known as an award-winning playwright, will make her NYC directorial debut, when WORKING THEATER debuts DROPPING GUMBALLS ON Luke Wilson, the world premiere play by Rob Ackerman (TABLETOP), Off Broadway at the A.R.T./ New York Theater's Mezzanine Theater (502 W. 53rd Street), this spring, June 11 - July 6 2019.

DROPPING GUMBALLS ON Luke Wilson is inspired by a true, little-known story about the making of an iconic TV commercial in which a legendary film director puts a movie star's life in the hands of a very jittery props guy.

Featured in the cast are Jeremy Webb (THE VISIT, TABLETOP, THE GLORIOUS ONES), Dean Nolen (MAMMA MIA!, OMNIUM GATHERUM, TABLETOP), and David Wohl (FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, DINNER AT EIGHT, THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK). Additional casting to be announced.

GUMBALLS design team includes CHRISTOPHER & Justin Swader (Scenic Designers) and Mary Ellen Stebbins(Lighting Design). Additional design credits to be announced.

Additionally, in it's upcoming 34th season, WORKING THEATER will continue its Five Boroughs/One City initiative, creating theater in collaboration with communities across New York City. Activities include the development of their newest commissioned play, in which director Dina Vovsi and playwright Liba Vaynberg explore the fractious intersection of the Russian and Pakistani immigrant communities in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Public readings in Brighton Beach are scheduled for January 2019.

In the spring, WORKING THEATER will present new performances of their Five Borough's collaboration with The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in upper Manhattan created by Michael Premo and Rachel Falcone, SANCTUARY. -- 2018/19 also features 3 sessions of its TheaterWorks! playwriting and performance classes - a not to be missed final 2 performances from 1180 Retirees and PSC/CUNY coming in December.

DROPPING GUMBALLS ON Luke Wilson performance schedule and ticket availability is as follows:

Mondays through Thursdays at 7pm; Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm; Saturday matinees at 2pm. -- Special retiree matinee Weds 6/19 2pm. No matinee Sat 6/22. - GUMBALLS will not perform on Sundays.

General Admission $30; Reserved Tickets $40
Student/Senior/Union Members $25

Please visit the website;, or call the Box Office (Ovationtix) at 866.811.4111 to purchase tickets.

Group discounts available for groups of 10+ by e-mail: for group sales info.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos


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