The Donmar Warehouse's acclaimed world premiere production of Conor McPherson's The Night Alive, starring Tony Award winner Jim Norton (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and Tony nominee Ciarán Hinds (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), will transfer to Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company this winter, the organization has announced. The pair previously shared the New York stage in the 2007 Broadway premiere of McPherson's The Seafarer, for which Norton won his Tony.
Directed by McPherson, the acclaimed drama will play a nine-week engagement at the Linda Gross Theater beginning November 30, with an opening night set for December 12 and a closing set for January 26 The full cast, which also includes Caoilfhionn Dunne, Brian Gleeson, and Michael McElhatton, will make the transfer. The production is designed by Soutra Gilmour, with lighting design by Neil Austin and sound design by Gregory Clarke.
The Night Alive follows Tommy, a man renting a room in his Uncle Maurice's house, going from one get-rich-quick scheme to the next. When Tommy comes to the aid of Aimee, the potential to make something more of their lives starts to glimmer. McPherson is also the author of Port Authority, Dublin Carol, and The Weir.
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