All Greek to Me: Ed Harris Goes to Confession in Neil LaBute's Wrecks Oct. 10

News   All Greek to Me: Ed Harris Goes to Confession in Neil LaBute's Wrecks Oct. 10
 
The latest play by Neil LaBute, Wrecks, which recently extended its run for three more weeks, will officially make its New York debut at the Public Theater on Oct. 10, after previews from Sept. 26. Ed Harris stars and LaBute directs.
Ed Harris stars in Neil LaBute's Wrecks.
Ed Harris stars in Neil LaBute's Wrecks. Photo by Michal Daniel

The play, which had sold out its run, has extended until Nov. 19 at the Anspacher Theater. The play had its world premiere at the Everyman Palace Theatre in Cork, Ireland, on Nov. 23, 2005. Harris starred then as well.

Wrecks takes place during a funeral service. Harris plays Ed, a man who has just lost his wife of 30 years, JoJo. The relationship turns out to have been one of enduring love, but also founded on a secret of classical proportions.

Ed Harris received Academy Award nominations for his performances in "Pollock," "The Hours," "The Truman Show" and "Apollo 13." He completed filming the title role in "Copying Beethoven" and was recently seen in "A History of Violence." The actor has appeared on Broadway in Taking Sides and Precious Sons, earning a Drama Desk Award for his work in the latter. Harris' other stage credits include Fool for Love (Obie Award), Prairie Avenue, Scar, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Grapes of Wrath, Sweet Bird of Youth and Simpatico (Lucille Lortel Award).

LaBute's plays include Fat Pig, The Mercy Seat and bash.

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