Simon Stephens’ On the Shore of the Wide World Opens Off-Broadway

Off-Broadway News   Simon Stephens’ On the Shore of the Wide World Opens Off-Broadway
 
The Olivier Award-winning play from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time playwright receives its New York premiere.
C.J. Wilson and Mary McCann
C.J. Wilson and Mary McCann Ahron R. Foster

The New York premiere of Simon Stephens’ Olivier Award-winning On the Shore of the Wide World officially opens September 12 in a production from Atlantic Theater Company. The newest work from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time playwright explores themes of love, family, and the size of the galaxy.

Performances of On the Shore of the Wide World began Off-Broadway August 23. The play is running in Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater.

Neil Pepe directs a cast made up of Tony Award winner Blair Brown (Copenhagen), Odiseas Georgiadis (All We Had), Peter Maloney (Dying For It), Mary McCann (Bluebird, Harper Regan), LeRoy McClain (Cymbeline), Tedra Millan (Present Laughter), Ben Rosenfield (Twin Peaks; Love, Love, Love), Wesley Zurick (Off Broadway debut), C.J. Wilson (Hold on to Me Darling), and Amelia Workman (The Layover).

The production features scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Sarah Laux, lighting design by Christopher Akerlind, original music and sound design by David Van Tieghem, and casting by Telsey + Co. William Cantler, CSA, Adam Caldwell, CSA, and Karyn Casl, CSA.

Tickets can be purchased online at AtlanticTheater.org, by calling OvationTix at (866) 811-4111, or in person at the Linda Gross Theater box office, located at 336 West 20th Street, New York.

Flip through photos of the Off-Broadway cast of On the Shore of the Wide World in rehearsal:

(Updated September 12, 2017)

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