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The Height of the Storm - 2019 - Broadway

$79-$169

Two legendary actors come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life and all of its complexities.



Two-time Olivier and Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce ("Game of Thrones", "The Two Popes", "The Wife", Miss Saigon) joins three-time Olivier Award winner Eileen Atkins ("The Crown", Doubt, The Retreat from Moscow, Indiscretions) to bring the acclaimed West End sensation by Florian Zeller, and translated by Christopher Hampton (MTC's The Father), to Broadway.



For 50 years the lives of Andre and Madeleine have been filled with the everyday pleasures and unfathomable mysteries of an enduring marriage, until suddenly their life together begins to unravel, and this loving relationship is faced with the inevitability of change. Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night) directs this thrilling production The Times of London declares "a deeply moving new play that takes us to the edge of what it is to love."

Schedule

Running Time: 90 minutes with no intermission

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

(New York, NY)
261 W. 47th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For The Height of the Storm


THE UNKNOWN BIRD - Theatre News Online
And while The Father cast us on a rocky, battering shore with one disintegrating character brilliantly played by Frank Langella, Storm offers two unfathomably deep, indelibly collaborative performances, by Jonathan Pryce as André, a celebrated novelist settled into arch irrelevance, and Eileen Atkins as Madeleine, the unshakeable garden-loving wife who promised to outlive him.

Broadway Review: ‘The Height of the Storm’ - Variety
The slender plot, such as it is, involves the usual crises following the death of a parent. Do we sell the house? What's to become of Dad and/or Mom? How can we salvage Dad's valuable unpublished work? Who's going to take all these books? These are some of the questions pondered by the couple's two grown children, loving Anne (Amanda Drew) and self-centered Elise (Lisa O'Hare). They are, of course, the eternal questions whenever a parent dies, and these two siblings are no better equipped to deal with them than any of the rest of us. But if we learn nothing about bearing up under grief from these hapless sisters, we can still treasure two superb performances from two great actors.


 

The Height of the Storm Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award® nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night) concludes its Broadway run today, November 24 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Walter McBride - November 16, 2019
EIleen Atkins, currently starring in The Height of the Storm on Broadway, has been honored with a portrait at Sardi's!
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2019
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award® nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night) is beginning its final two weeks of performances. After being extended, the play must close on Sunday, November 24 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by BWW News Desk - October 1, 2019
Just last week, Broadway celebrated the opening of yet another Florian Zeller play- The Height of the Storm. The new play, starring acting greats Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins, continues a streak of English-translated works by the French novelist and playwright, whose work was last seen on Broadway in 2016 with The Father, starring Frank Langella.
by TV - Opening Night Special - September 25, 2019
The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre  was the place to be last night as Florian Zeller's new play, The Height of the Storm officially opened. Translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night), the play features Olivier and Tony Award Winner Jonathan Pryce,  three-time Olivier Award Winner Eileen Atkins, Lucy Cohu, Amanda Drew, James Hillier and Lisa O'Hare.
by TV - Red Carpets - September 25, 2019
Just last night, Broadway celebrated a new arrival. Written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night), The Height of the Storm opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Michael Dale - September 25, 2019
Audience members sensing a bit of déjà vu watching Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins superbly applying their craft in Christopher Hampton's English translation of French playwright Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm at Manhattan Theatre Club's Friedman Theatre might smack their foreheads at the realization that this is where they witnessed Hampton's adaptation of Zeller's THE FATHER three years ago.
by Walter McBride - September 25, 2019
The Height of the Storm officially opened last night, Tuesday September 24, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). We're taking you inside the opening night after party!
by Walter McBride - September 25, 2019
The Height of the Storm officially opened last night, Tuesday September 24, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). We're taking you on the opening night red carpet, where stars in attendance included Matthew Broderick, Adriane Lenox, Mary Beth Peil, Michael Shannon, and more!
by Walter McBride - September 25, 2019
The Height of the Storm opened last night, Tuesday September 24, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows!
by Review Roundups - September 24, 2019
See reviews for the Broadway production of The Height of the Storm, starring Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins!
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2019
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, has announced a one week extension through November 24!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 20, 2019
Get a first look at Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night).
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2019
Get a first look at Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller
by Julie Musbach - September 10, 2019
Two of the greatest actors of their generation come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life, and all of its complexities. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 5, 2019
Two of the greatest actors of their generation come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life, and all of its complexities. The pair, along with the show's creatives, recently met the press, chatting with our own Richard Ridge about the production.
by Jennifer Broski - September 4, 2019
Two of the greatest actors of their generation come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life, and all of its complexities. 
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2019
MTC just announced complete casting for the American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night).