Fool for Love, With Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell, Heats Up Broadway; Opening Night Red Carpet, Bows and Party!

News   Fool for Love, With Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell, Heats Up Broadway; Opening Night Red Carpet, Bows and Party! The Broadway premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard's Fool for Love, starrring Tony Award winner Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell, officially opens Oct. 8 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin directs the Manhattan Theatre Club production that began previews Sept. 15. The production arrives on Broadway after an engagement at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2014.

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The cast also includes Emmy Award winner Tom Pelphrey (By The Water at MTC, End of the Rainbow) and Tony Award nominee Gordon Joseph Weiss (Fool For Love at Williamstown, Ghetto).

"Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart," according to press notes. "Beaten down by ill-fated love and a ruthless struggle for identity, can they ultimately live with, or without, each other?"

Fool for Love is presented in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival.

The creative team includes Dane Laffrey (scenic design), Anita Yavich (costume design), Justin Townsend (lighting design), Ryan Rumery (sound design) and David S. Leong (movement and fights).

Tickets are available by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200, online by visiting Telecharge.com. The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Box Office is located at 261 West 47th Street. Ticket prices are $70–$150.

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