Client Update

The Hairy Ape

Event Date: 
25 March 2017
New York, NY

March 25 – April 22, 2017

By Eugene O’Neill

Directed by Richard Jones

Starring Bobby Cannavale

Stewart Laing, Designer

Mimi Jordan Sherin, Lighting Designer

Sarah Angliss, Sound Designer

Aletta Collins, Choreographer

 

Previews: March 25 – March 29

Saturday at 8:00pm; Sunday at 5:00pm; TuesdayWednesday at 7:30pm

Performances: March 30 – April 22

TuesdayThursday at 7:30pm; Friday at 8:00pm; Saturday at 2:00pm and 8:00pm; Sunday at 3:00pm; Wednesday at 2:00pm and 7:30pm (April 12 and 19)

 

A Park Avenue Armory and The Old Vic Production

Written in 1921 by Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill, this iconic American drama is a searing social commentary of the divide between the rich and poor in the industrial age. The timeless story of class and identity is reimagined in a production by visionary director Richard Jones, whose acclaimed staging for The Old Vic has been boldly reimagined for the soaring Wade Thompson Drill Hall.

Tony-nominated actor Bobby Cannavale stars as Yank, the laborer searching for a sense of belonging and individual identity within a society dominated by the elite. His journey from the bowels of a transatlantic ocean liner to the wealthy neighborhoods of New York literally revolves around the audience like the conveyer belt of a large machine, in a design by Stewart Laing that mirrors the industrial backdrop of the play on an epic scale. The production challenges audiences to confront capitalism and inequality, providing a contemporary rallying cry addressed as much to our own gilded age as to O’Neill’s.

Manuel Harlan

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