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Rattlestick Playwrights Theater kicked off its 2015-16 season Aug. 28 with the world premiere of Michael Laurence's Michael McKean and Annette O’Toole Celebrate Hamlet in Bed
Hamlet in Bed, billed as a "twisty and darkly comic story" about an actor obsessed with two things: finding his real mother and playing the title character in Hamlet. Hamlet in Bed runs through Oct. 25, an official opening night is scheduled for Sept. 17.
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presents Kathryn Erbe Opens Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait, written and directed by Daniel Talbott. The world-premiere play, which opened June 9, tells the story of two soldiers waiting in the desert in a world ravaged by war, with a cast that features "Law and Order" star Kathryn Erbe.
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and piece by piece productions' world premiere of Exclusive: A Day at the Beach with Seth Numrich and the Cast of Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait is now in previews at The Gym at Judson. Here is a look at the cast in rehearsal at the beach.
The Twentieth-Century Way In Rehearsal
The Twentieth-Century Way, a drama exploring homosexuality in 1914 Los Angeles, begins performances at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre on May 28 prior to an official opening June 3. It will continue through July 19.
The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and The Women's Project Theater present the world premiere of Rebecca Naomi Jones, Estelle Parsons Celebrate Opening of The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, With Margo Seibert and Jeb Brown The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, written by Laura Eason ( Sex with Strangers, "House of Cards"), which officially opened April 2, following previews that began March 19.
The world premiere of Craig Lucas' Debra Winger, Amy Irving, Mare Winningham, Jay O. Sanders and More Celebrate Craig Lucas' Ode to Joy Ode to Joy, a new play about addiction, illness and love, opened Off-Broadway Feb. 27, starring Tony Award nominee Kathryn Erbe. Read the Playbill.com story.
The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater production of Halley Feiffer's three-actor play Michael Urie, Eric Bogosian and More Celebrate Halley Feiffer's How to Make Friends and Then Kill Them How to Make Friends and Then Kill Them officially opened Nov. 7 after previews that began Oct. 23 Off-Broadway.
The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater production of Lucy Thurber's Five-Play Cycle, The Hilltown Plays, Opens Off-Broadway The Hilltown Plays — a five-play cycle featuring the work of Lucy Thurber, including the world premieres of Ashville and Stay — officially opened Sept. 5 after previews that began Aug. 14 Off-Broadway. Read the Playbill.com story.
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presents the world premiere of Jonathan Tolins' Michael Urie Stars in Jonathan Tolins' Hollywood Tale Buyer & Cellar Buyer & Cellar, starring Michael Urie as a struggling Los Angeles actor working for a mega-superstar, opening April 3 following previews from March 20 in Manhattan. Read the Playbill.com story.
Academy and Tony Award-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave and Academy Award nominee Jesse Eisenberg co-star in the Rattlestick Plawrights Theater world premiere of Woody Allen, Nina Arianda, Michael Urie, Laura Linney, Maggie Grace and More Celebrate Jesse Eisenberg's The Revisionist The Revisionist, Eisenberg's new play about an antsy young novelist seeking refuge at a distant relative's flat in Poland, opening Off-Broadway Feb. 28. Read the Playbill.com story.
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