Tiny Dynamite, by "Iron Lady" Screenwriter Abi Morgan, Opens Off-Broadway June 13

News   Tiny Dynamite, by "Iron Lady" Screenwriter Abi Morgan, Opens Off-Broadway June 13 The New York premiere of Tiny Dynamite, a haunting memory play by "Iron Lady" screenwriter Abi Morgan, officially opens Off-Broadway June 12 at 59E59 Theatres.

Abi Morgan
Abi Morgan

Morgan's play about two men who recall a woman who changed their lives forever received strong reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2001. Matt Torney directs the Off-Broadway production that began previews June 7 for a run through July 1.

The three-person cast includes Blake DeLong (Taboos at SoHo Playhouse), Olivia Horton (Foreclosure at Playwrights Horizons) and Christian Conn (Broadway's Desire Under the Elms).

Tiny Dynamite has set and lighting design by Maruti Evans, costume design by Nicole Wee and sound design by Will Pickens.

Here's how Tiny Dynamite is billed: "Childhood friends Lucien and Anthony escape for a summer in the country. When the dazzling Madeline explodes into their lives, she tears open old wounds, awakening bittersweet secrets of friendship and love. This electric play about love, loss and the tiny moments that can change your life forever premiered at the Traverse Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe."

Morgan's plays also include Skinned and Sleeping Around, Tender, Splendour and Fugee.

Tickets are available by phoning (212) 279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org.

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