U.S. Premiere of When the Rain Stops Falling Is Sold Out

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Lincoln Center Theater's American premiere of Andrew Bovell's When the Rain Stops Falling has sold out its Off-Broadway run at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

Representatives for Lincoln Center said that the production, which runs Feb. 11-April 18, has already sold out to LCT members. The drama earned acclaim in Australia and London. Opening night is March 8.

David Cromer (Our Town, Brighton Beach Memoirs) will stage the production that stars Tony Award-winning actress Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza, Prayer for My Enemy), Mary Beth Hurt (Top Girls, Benefactors), Richard Topol (Awake and Sing!, Omnium Gatherum), Kate Blumberg (Farragut North, Almost An Evening), Rod McLachlan (Our Town, Observe The Sons of Ulster), Susan Pourfar (The Singing Forest, The Hiding Place), Will Rogers (Chair, From Up Here), Michael Siberry (The Frogs, Spamalot) and Henry Vick (Three Musketeers, Macbeth).

Playwright Bovell ("Lantana," "Strictly Ballroom") penned the drama that LCT characterizes as a "compelling family saga that takes us back and forth in time from one generation to another, from 1959 to 2039, from London to Australia. With four generations of fathers and sons, their mothers, lovers and wives, the play is epic in its scope, yet at the same time extraordinarily intimate."

When the Rain Stops Falling received its Australian premiere in 2008 at the Adelaide Festival, and was later produced by the Sydney Theater Company and in a West End run at the Almeida Theatre in London.

The Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater is located in Manhattan at 150 West 65th Street. For more information visit LCT.

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