Atlantic Theater Company Announces 2003-2004 Season
The first show of the season will be the American premiere of Jez Butterworth's The Night Heron, about two friends living on the edge of the Fens who take in a mysterious boarder. The production will be directed by Atlantic Theater Company artistic director Neil Pepe (Blue/Orange) and will run from September 17 through November 9, with an official opening on October 7.
It will be followed by Keith Reddin's Frame 312, a story about a Time-Life editorial secretary at the time of the John F. Kennedy assassination who, many years later, decides to reveal to her family a long-held secret. The production will be directed by Karen Kohlhaas and will run November 25-January 11, 2004.
Next up will be the world premiere of Howard Korder's Sea of Tranquility, the story of a couple who sell their house in Connecticut to resettle in the New West, where they must learn what and where home truly is. Sea of Tranquility will be directed by Neil Pepe and will run January 28-March 21.
The season will be capped by productions of Eugene Ionesco's absurdist classics The Bald Soprano and The Lesson in new translations by Tina Howe, directed by Carl Forsman, April 13-June 6.