Billed as Nice Fighting You: A 30th Anniversary Celebration, the concerts are populated by special guests from Ahrens and Flaherty's three decades of collaboration. Lyricist Ahrens and composer Flaherty will be joined by actors who appeared in their productions of Lucky Stiff, Ragtime, Once On This Island, A Man of No Importance, Seussicaland their animated film "Anastasia."
To mark the special event, which continues through Sept. 28, Playbill.com reached out to veterans of their shows, who shared words and special memories from their experiences working with the Tony-winning duo.
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.