White's Terre Haute Opens Off-Broadway Jan. 18

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A famed author and a notorious American terrorist meet in Edmund White's Terre Haute, which officially opens at Off-Broadway's 59E59 Jan. 18.

Peter Eyre and Nick Westrate star in the work inspired by playwright and screenwriter Gore Vidal's famous essays on Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh. Terre Haute began performances Jan. 13 and will run through Feb. 15 under the direction of George Perin.

Terre Haute features designs by Hannah Clark, original music by Heather Fenoughty and lighting by Matthew Eagland.

Eyre, who portrays the author, has been with Terre Haute since the play's Edinburgh debut and earned an Evening Standard Best Actor nomination for his work. On Broadway Eyre has appeared in Hamlet with Ralph Fiennes. His stage credits also include Don Carlos, Richard II, The Wild Duck and Waste.

Westrate has appeared on Broadway in A Moon for the Misbegotten and in the Off-Broadway productions of PeopleSpeak, The Vietnamization of New Jersey, All That I Will Ever Be and The Winter's Tale.

Previously developed as part of the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab, Terre Haute made its stage premiere as part of the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and transferred to West End's Trafalgar Studios in May 2007. For tickets and further information visit 59E59Theaters.

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