At Atlantic, Voysey Extended, Butterworth Bumped, Griffin Musical Titled

News   At Atlantic, Voysey Extended, Butterworth Bumped, Griffin Musical Titled Atlantic Theater Company will extend its acclaimed production of David Mamet's adaptation of Harley Granville Barker's The Voysey Inheritance for a third time.
Michael Stuhlbarg stars in The Voysey Inheritance.
Michael Stuhlbarg stars in The Voysey Inheritance. Photo by Monique Carboni

Following sold-out houses since opening in December 2006 to strong reviews, the family drama about a fortune founded on crime, will now play an additional six weeks through March 25.

Atlantic's third production of the season, the world premiere of Jez Butterworth's play Parlour Song, which was scheduled to begin previews Feb. 28 for a March 21 opening, will now be presented during the 2007-2008 season.

Casting and dates for the final production of the 2006-2007 season, the world premiere of the new musical 10 Million Miles, formerly called the Patty Griffin musical, will be announced shortly. Sutton Foster has appeared in developmental readings of the work.

10 Million Miles will feature music and lyrics by Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Patty Griffin ("Impossible Dream"), a book by Keith Bunin (The Credeaux Canvas) and direction by Tony Award nominee Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening).

The New York premiere production of the Mamet/Granville-Barker The Voysey Inheritance was originally scheduled through Jan. 7 and was initially extended two weeks through Jan. 21, then again to Feb. 10. Michael Stuhlbarg and Fritz Weaver are among its stars. Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe stated, "We are thrilled with the success of The Voysey Inheritance and that both critics and audiences have embraced Mamet's new adaptation of this extraordinary play. We are delighted that the demand for tickets has prompted an unprecedented third extension, the first time in Atlantic's history. We look forward to presenting Jez Butterworth's Parlour Song next season."

The Voysey Inheritance plays Tuesday through Saturday at 8 PM with matinees on Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 3 PM. Beginning Jan. 24, it will play Tuesday through Saturday at 8 PM with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.

All tickets are $60 and are available by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 (Telecharge.com). For membership information, wheelchair seating, and/or group sales call (212) 691-5919, ext. 1092.

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