The evening will feature the talents of Tony winner Harriet Harris, Marylouise Burke and Reg Rogers. The reading will be followed by a reception with the cast and director, Ian Belknap, artistic director of The Acting Company.
“Murderers is Jeffrey Hatcher’s new play that tells us whodunit right off the bat. The best part is how they dun it and why as told in a series of three monologues,” said Margot Harley, producer of The Acting Company, in a statement. “Ian Belknap will put his deft touch on it as he did on Off-Broadway’s Of Mice and Men and the recent run of Hamlet.”
Mainstage Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) is located at 416 West 42nd Street. For tickets, priced $35 and $60, call (212) 258-3111.
The Acting Company is currently presenting a national tour of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, directed by John Rando, which runs in repertory with Hamlet (directed by Ian Belknap directs).
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.