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Hold On to Me Darling - 2016 - Off-Broadway

$25-$65

On learning of his mother's death, world famous country and western star Strings McCrane (Olyphant) begins questioning the meaning of his life and what it all adds up to. Determined to abandon his celebrity and career, he moves back to his hometown in Tennessee. It doesn't go well. This compelling new play from acclaimed playwright Kenneth Lonergan examines the costs of fame, fortune and narcissism in pursuit of the American Dream.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours and 45 minutes including one 15-minute int

Linda Gross Theater

(New York, NY)
336 West 20th Street
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by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Deadline reports that actor Timothy Olyphant will star in the upcoming fourth season of Noah Hawley's 'Fargo' on FX. Chris Rock leads a cast that also includes Jack Huston, Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, Jessie Buckley, Salvatore Esposito, Andrew Bird, Jeremie Harris, Gaetano Bruno, Anji White, Francesco Acquaroli,, E'myri Crutchfield, Amber Midthunder and Uzo Aduba.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews.
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 13, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company presents The New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015
Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has partnered with TodayTix, the premiere mobile theater ticketing app, to launch TodayTix30 in honor of Atlantic's 30th Anniversary Season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe.
by BWW Special Coverage - May 9, 2016
Just In! The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2015-16 season in 25 categories.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016
The Off-Broadway League tonight presents the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway at NYU Skirball Center. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the full list of winners below. Stay tuned to find out who will win big!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 8, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company just presented their Annual Gala last night, March 7, at The Pierre (2 East 61 Street). Actors' Choice celebrated Atlantic's actors with a fabulous evening of unexpected songs, honoring David Richenthal and the Richenthal Foundation for their long-term support of Atlantic's mission. This year, Atlantic asked a slate of favorite Atlantic actors to choose a song they love and a favorite musician to perform it. Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, Actors' Choice was an evening of unexpected songs and celebration. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company will present their Annual Gala tonight, March 7, 2016 at The Pierre (2 East 61 Street). Actors' Choice will celebrate Atlantic's actors with a fabulous evening of unexpected songs, honoring David Richenthal and the Richenthal Foundation for their long-term support of Atlantic's mission.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016
The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be presented on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund.
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016
On Friday's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Timothy Olyphant chatted about his Netflix series Drew Barrymore, SANTA CLARITA DIET, and his off-Broadway play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING.
by Michael Dale - Mar 24, 2016
Kenneth Lonergan's new play seems to have satirical intentions, but the lethargic production plays for naturalism.
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2016
Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will exclusively launch worldwide in 2017 the new comedy series SANTA CLARITA DIET, from writer Victor Fresco
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to high ticket demand following opening to critical acclaim.
by Review Roundups - Mar 17, 2016
Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg),Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath(Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Let's see what the critics had to say...
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 15, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company is the award-winning Off-Broadway theater that produces great plays simply and truthfully by utilizing an artistic ensemble.  Atlantic believes that the story of a play and the intent of its playwright are at the core of the creative process. The plays in the Atlantic repertory, from both new and established playwrights, are boldly interpreted by today's finest theater artists and resonate with contemporary audiences.
by Jessica Khan - Mar 14, 2016
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CSC, Vineyard and TDF host their star-studded 2016 galas tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe.
by Review Roundups - Mar 14, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. HOLD ON TO ME DARLING officially opens tonight, March 14. Let's see what the critics had to say...
by - Mar 12, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/12/2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017
Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF), the premier festival that champions the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, released today its 2017 Distinguished Screenwriter, Kenneth Lonergan.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016
Paradise has a name!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird) has been extended an additional week through Sunday, July 2 in advance of officially opening next Tuesday, June 6.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Jenn Lyon (“Jennifer” in TNT's “Claws”) is starring in Lifetime's upcoming Ripped From the Headlines movie, “NEIGHBOR IN THE WINDOW,” premiering @8pm on February 8th. Her character in the movie has a condition known as False Victim Syndrome, the fabrication of victimhood for a variety of reasons such as to justify abuse of others, to manipulate others, a coping strategy or attention seeking.
by Jessica Khan - Jan 27, 2016
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: IF/THEN gets fresh faces on tour, three shows begin off-Broadway and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. HOLD ON TO ME DARLING will feature Adelaide Clemens ('Rectify'), Tony Award nominee Jonathan Hogan (As Is), Jenn Lyon (Fish in the Dark), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi), Emmy Award nominee Timothy Olyphant ('Justified') and C.J. Wilson (Bronx Bombers). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team below!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 24, 2016
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: HOLD ON TO ME DARLING starts off-Broadway and BILLY ELLIOT heads across the UK!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. HOLD ON TO ME DARLING will feature Adelaide Clemens ('Rectify'), Tony Award nominee Jonathan Hogan (As Is), Jenn Lyon (Fish in the Dark), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi), Emmy Award nominee Timothy Olyphant ('Justified') and C.J. Wilson (Bronx Bombers). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company will present their Annual Gala on Monday, March 7, 2016 at The Pierre (2 East 61 Street). Actors' Choice will celebrate Atlantic's actors with a fabulous evening of unexpected songs, honoring David Richenthal and the Richenthal Foundation for their long-term support of Atlantic's mission.
by - Feb 20, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/20/2016.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of Olivier Award winner Derren Brown's new show Secret, written by Andy Nyman, Derren Brown and Andrew O'Connor, and directed by Andrew O'Connor and Andy Nyman.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017
Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to bring George Brant's Marie and Rosetta to the Allen Theatre stage. Marie and Rosetta chronicles the story of 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Early Influence Inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe and her counterpart Marie Knight as they changed the landscape of modern music. Miche Braden will make her return to Cleveland Play House as Sister Rosetta Tharpe alongside CPH newcomer Chaz Hodges as Marie Knight. Directed by Neil Pepe, Marie and Rosetta runs January 20 through February 11, 2018 in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
Tickets go on sale to the general public today, Wednesday, December 13 at 1 PM ET for Second Stage Theater's Broadway premiere of KENNETH LONERGAN's LOBBY HERO, directed by TRIP CULLMAN and starring MICHAEL CERA, CHRIS EVANS, BRIAN TYREE HENRY, and BEL POWLEY.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Today, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company just announced casting for the world premiere musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses, an original score by three-time Tony Award nominee David Yazbekand choreography by Lee Sher.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 19, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: MERCURY FUR and DROP DEAD PERFECT start off-Broadway, OCTOBER SKY hits the Windy City stage, and the Industry Dance Awards recognize Broadway talent!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015
Atlantic Theater Company has announced the final production of its 30th anniversary season, the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016
Just this morning, Something Rotten and Spotlight star Brian d'Arcy James along with this season's break-out and genuflecting sensation Jennifer Simard from Broadway's Disaster announced the The Outer Critics Circle nominees for the 2015-16 season from New York's legendary Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street.)  Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theater season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird).
by Michael Dale - Apr 12, 2016
The surprise Broadway hit of 1982 is served up fresh at Paper Mill.