Matthew Broderick
(© Tristan Fuge)
Matthew Broderick
(© Tristan Fuge)
On Tuesday, November 2, Richard Nelson's That Hopey Changey Thing opened as a LAB production at the Public Theater, set to run through November 14.

First nighters included actors Matthew Broderick and Robert Cuccioli; playwright Kenneth Lonergan; and the Public Theater's executive director Andrew D. Hamingson and artistic director Oskar Eustis.

The work is set on election day, November 2, 2010. Uncle Benjamin's dog has died and his nieces and nephew have gathered for dinner in Rhinebeck, New York, to surprise him with a new one. While the polls close, the Apple family discusses memory, manners, and politics. The cast features Jon DeVries, Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Laila Robbins, Jay O. Sanders, and J. Smith Cameron.

For TheaterMania's review of That Hopey Changey Thing, click here.

Andrew D. Hamingson, Jon DeVries, Laila Robins, Jay O. Sanders, Richard Nelson,
Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Oskar Eustis, and J. Smith Cameron
(© Tristan Fuge)
Andrew D. Hamingson, Jon DeVries, Laila Robins, Jay O. Sanders, Richard Nelson,
Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Oskar Eustis, and J. Smith Cameron
(© Tristan Fuge)


Laila Robins and Robert Cuccioli
(© Tristan Fuge)
Laila Robins and Robert Cuccioli
(© Tristan Fuge)
On Tuesday, November 2, Richard Nelson's That Hopey Changey Thing opened as a LAB production at the Public Theater, set to run through November 14.

First nighters included actors Matthew Broderick and Robert Cuccioli; playwright Kenneth Lonergan; and the Public Theater's executive director Andrew D. Hamingson and artistic director Oskar Eustis.

The work is set on election day, November 2, 2010. Uncle Benjamin's dog has died and his nieces and nephew have gathered for dinner in Rhinebeck, New York, to surprise him with a new one. While the polls close, the Apple family discusses memory, manners, and politics. The cast features Jon DeVries, Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Laila Robbins, Jay O. Sanders, and J. Smith Cameron.

For TheaterMania's review of That Hopey Changey Thing, click here.

Kenneth Lonergan and J. Smith Cameron
(© Tristan Fuge)
Kenneth Lonergan and J. Smith Cameron
(© Tristan Fuge)