Prodigal Son 2015

Run Time:
One hour and 35 minutes, with no intermission
Opened: February 9, 2015
Closing: March 27, 2016

Prodigal Son - 2015 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York City Center
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues) New York, NY 10019

Prodigal Son is a passionate, explosive portrait of a young man on the verge of salvation or destruction, written and directed by John Patrick Shanley (of Tony, Academy Award, and Pulitzer Prize fame). A 17-year-old boy (Timothee Chalamet) from The Bronx finds himself suddenly in a private school in New Hampshire. He’s violent, gifted, alienated, on fire with a ferocious loneliness. Two faculty members (Tony Award winner Robert Sean Leonard and Chris McGarry) wrestle with the dilemma: Is the kid a star or a disaster?

The world premiere of Prodigal Son marks another exciting step forward in the collaboration between Manhattan Theatre Club and this visceral New York playwright (Doubt, Outside Mullingar).


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BWW Review: John Patrick Shanley Recalls His Rebellious Youth in PRODIGAL SON
by Michael Dale - February 10, 2016


Shanley calls his newest the third play in a trilogy that basically makes up his autobiography.

Photo Coverage: Robert Sean Leonard, Timothee Chalamet & More Celebrate Opening Night of MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by Walter McBride - February 10, 2016


Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley(Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opened just last night, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the after party below!

Review Roundup: John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens at MTC
by Review Roundups - February 9, 2016


Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opens tonight, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. Let's see what the critics had to say...

World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens Tonight at MTC
by BWW News Desk - February 9, 2016


Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opens tonight, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I.

TV: Watch Highlights of Robert Sean Leonard & Timothee Chalamet in MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by Nicole Rosky - February 3, 2016


Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, is now in previews and will open on Tuesday, February 9 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

MTC Extends World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON
by Tyler Peterson - February 1, 2016


Manhattan Theatre Club announced today it has extended the world premiere of Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar).

Photo Flash: First Look at John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON at Manhattan Theatre Club
by Tyler Peterson - January 25, 2016


Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, is now in previews and will open on Tuesday, February 9 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Check out a first look below!

Prodigal Son History

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Prodigal Son - 2015 Off-Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2016 Drama League Awards Distinguished Performance Award Timothee Chalamet
2016 The Lortels Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play Timothee Chalamet

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