Highlights from Broadway in Bryant Park: From Fela! to Fantasticks
The 2010 summer series in midtown's Bryant Park continued August 5 with performances from The Fantasticks, Freestyle Love Supreme, Million Dollar Quartet, Avenue Q and Fela! The weekly afternoon series concluded Aug. 12.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.