PHOTO CALL: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Julia Stiles, Matt Dillon, Sam Rockwell and More Celebrate New Group's Marie and Bruce

By Irina Khodorkovsky
05 Apr 2011

A party was held April 4 to celebrate the first major New York revival of Wallace Shawn's Marie and Bruce, presented in a limited Off-Broadway engagement that opens April 5 at The New Group. Daphne Rubin-Vega, Julia Stiles, Matt Dillon, Sam Rockwell and more were in attendance.



Directed by Scott Elliott, performances will continue through May 7.

The cast is headed by Oscar winner Marisa Tomei as Marie and Frank Whaley as Bruce with Tina Benko, Russell G. Jones, Cindy Katz, Devin Ratray, Alok Tewari, Adam Trese and Alison Wright.

Here is a look at the party:


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Frank Whaley and Marisa Tomei
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN



"Marie and Bruce recounts the day Marie finally resolves to tell her charming and impossibly positive husband Bruce that she's had enough," according to press notes. "After a contentious morning in their apartment, Marie and Bruce embark on individual journeys through the city leading up to a dinner party that night."

Show times are scheduled for Monday-Wednesday at 7 PM, Thursday-Saturday at 8 PM with matinees Saturday at 2 PM.

Marie and Bruce plays at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Aves.). Tickets may be arranged through www.telecharge.com or (212) 239-6200 or at the Theatre Row Box Office (12-8 PM daily). Tickets are $60 plus $1.25 restoration fee.

For more information visit www.thenewgroup.org.