Butley

Huntington Theatre Company
264 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Three-time Tony Award-winner Nathan Lane, fresh from his triumph in The Producers, performs the title role in Butley, Simon Gray's dark comedy about the unfortunate life of a literary professor who suffers the loss of his wife and his lover all in one day. When Butley's estranged wife Anne announces her intention to marry a mutual friend, and his live-in lover and office mate Joey moves out to join another man, Butley is even more out of sorts than usual. Irascible, brilliant, manic, and above all witty, Ben Butley is one of contemporary theatre's great tragicomic roles. Nicholas Martin directs.

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Butley

Oct 30, 2003
Nathan Lane in Butley(Photo © T. Charles Erickson) Ben Butley, a prickly lecturer in English at a fictional British college, is having what could only be Read More

Butley - Oct 30, 2003

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