Dan O'Brien's The Body of an American Opens at the Cherry Lane Theatre
The work explores O'Brien's friendship with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Paul Watson.
Winner of the 2014 Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play and the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Award, The Body of an American tells the true story of an extraordinary friendship as two men, war photojournalist Paul Watson and playwright O'Brien, journey from some of the most dangerous places on earth to the depths of the human soul.
Jo Bonney directs a company made up of Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty (Machinal) and Michael Crane (Gloria). The production features scenic design by Richard Hoover, costume design by Ilona Somogyi, lighting design by Lap Chi Chu, sound design by Darron L West, and projection design by Alex Basco Koch.
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