PHOTO CALL: Velocity of Autumn, Starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella, Opens at Arena Stage

News   PHOTO CALL: Velocity of Autumn, Starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella, Opens at Arena Stage
 
The Velocity of Autumn, which had been scheduled for a spring 2013 Broadway bow, begins performances at the Mead Center for American Theater at Arena Stage Sept. 6.

Directed by artistic director Molly Smith, the two-character play by Eric Coble stars Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella, both making their Arena Stage debuts.

"The play introduces us to Alexandra, a 79-year-old woman living a solitary existence in her Brooklyn brownstone with her fleeting memories and enough explosives to take down most of the block," press notes state. "At an impasse with her family over how she should spend her autumn years, her long-absent son enters as an unlikely mediator." Here's a look at opening night:

For more information, please visit arenastage.org.

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