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New World Stages (New York, NY)
340 W. 50th Street

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Off Broadway, Summer 2013

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Reality and fantasy are interwoven with terrifying power as two actors on tour-brother and sister-find themselves deserted by their troupe. Faced by an audience expecting a performance, they enact The Two-Character Play. As they dip in and out of performance they find it difficult to differentiate themselves from their roles and reality from illusion.



Rob Sedgwick and Elize Russell Join THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY on 9/9 & 11Rob Sedgwick and Elize Russell Join THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY on 9/9 & 11
by BWW News Desk - September 5, 2013

The producers of Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play starring Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction,Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Deadwood), now playing throughSeptember 29th at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), are pleased to welcome Rob Sedgwick and Elize (Lisi) Russell to the company. The pair will perform the roles usually played by Mr. Dourif and Ms. Plummer at the Monday, September 9 and Wednesday, September 11 (matinee & evening) performances, while Mr. Dourif is out of town attending a funeral of a close relative who recently passed away. (more...)

THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY to Conclude Off-Broadway Run on 9/29THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY to Conclude Off-Broadway Run on 9/29
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2013

Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, starring Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction,Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Deadwood), will end its run at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on September 29th it was announced today. The critically acclaimed production began previews on June 13thand officially opened on June 19th. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Through 11/17Tickets Now Available for THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Through 11/17
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2013

The producers of Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, starring Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction, Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Deadwood), currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), just announced that a new block of tickets are now on sale. The critically acclaimed production will continue performances through November 17. Previews began on June 13 and the show officially opened on June 19. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY's Opening Night Theatre ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Stephen Sorokoff - June 21, 2013

Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, uniting the talents of Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), directed by Gene David Kirk, opened Wednesday night at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAYPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - June 21, 2013

Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, uniting the talents of Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), directed by Gene David Kirk, opened Wednesday night at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Previews for New World Stages' THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Delayed Until 6/13Previews for New World Stages' THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Delayed Until 6/13
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2013

Tony and three-time Emmy Award-winner Amanda Plummer returns to the New York stage after a 15-year absence, along with Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) in the Off-Broadway premiere production of Tennessee Williams' rarely seen The Two-Character Play at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews begin tonight, June 10. Opening Night is set for June 19 at 8:00 p.m. Equal parts Southern Gothic thriller, black comedy and psychological drama, the work, written during a time of great personal strife, is abstractly based on Williams' close yet complicated relationship with his sister, Rose. Gene David Kirk directs. (more...)

Amanda Plummer to Lead THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY at New World Stages; Opens 6/19Amanda Plummer to Lead THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY at New World Stages; Opens 6/19
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

Tony and three-time Emmy Award-winner Amanda Plummer will return to the New York stage after a 15-year absence, along with Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) in the Off-Broadway premiere production of Tennessee Williams' rarely seen The Two-Character Play at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews begin Monday, June 10. Opening Night is set for June 19 at 8:00 p.m. Equal parts Southern Gothic thriller, black comedy and psychological drama, the work, written during a time of great personal strife, is abstractly based on Williams' close yet complicated relationship with his sister, Rose. Gene David Kirk directs. (more...)