Tony-Winning Best Play Oslo Announces Extension

Broadway News   Tony-Winning Best Play Oslo Announces Extension Fresh off its success at the 71st Annual Tony Awards, the Lincoln Center Theater production will extend through the summer.
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Daniel Oreskes, Michael Aronov, and Anthony Azizi (foreground) with Daniel Jenkins and Jeb Kreager (background) T. Charles Erickson

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will extend its run of J.T. Rogers’ Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play. The production will now play through July 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

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J.T. Rogers Joseph Marzullo/WENN

J.T. Rogers’ political drama began previews on Broadway March 23 ahead of an April 13 opening.

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The play details the secret peace talks that took place between Israel and the PLO in Norway in 1993, with a cast led by Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays as the couple that orchestrated the talks. Both actors were nominated for Tony Awards for their performances.

It was Michael Aronov, who plays Israeli diplomat Uri Savir in the production, who took home the Tony for Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Role a Play at the June 11 ceremony.

Rounding out the cast are Anthony Azizi, Adam Dannheisser, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jeb Kreager, Christopher McHale, Daniel Oreskes, Angela Pierce, Henny Russell, Jeff Still,, and T. Ryder Smith.

The production, which is directed by Bartlett Sher, also won the NY Drama Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Outer Critics’ Circle, Drama League, Lucille Lortel, and Obie Awards for Best Play.

Flip through photos of Tony winners Rogers and Aronov in the Winners’ Circle:

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