Geoffrey Rush and Doug Wright Chat for NYTW Benefit May 11

News   Geoffrey Rush and Doug Wright Chat for NYTW Benefit May 11
New York Theatre Workshop will present "Wright/Rush," a conversation between current Exit the King star-adaptor Geoffrey Rush and I Am My Own Wife's Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright.
Geoffrey Rush and Doug Wright
Geoffrey Rush and Doug Wright Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The one-night-only event will take place May 11 at 8 PM at NYTW's downtown stage. Proceeds to benefit NYTW and its programs.

The intimate conversation between the artists (who became acquainted on the set of the film "Quills," starring Rush and penned by Wright based on his play that premiered at NYTW) will focus on "what it is like to simultaneously live in the worlds of theatre and film," according to an announcement.

NYTW will next present Delroy Lindo, Garret Dillahunt and Roslyn Ruff in the Ruben Santiago-Hudson staging of Naomi Wallace's Things of Dry Hours (May 22-June 28).

Tickets to "Wright/Rush" ($75 for interview only, $250 w/ exclusive post-show party with the artists) at NYTW, 79 East Fourth Street, call Shannon Fillion at (212) 780-9037 or email For more information visit the website at

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