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See Who Celebrated Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge's Opening in Sea Wall / A Life

The Public Theater presents the double bill of monologues by Simon Stephens and Nick Payne.

Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal celebrate their opening night.
(© Tricia Baron)

The double bill of one-act monologues Sea Wall / A Life celebrated its opening night at the Public Theater on February 11. The production features Tom Sturridge performing Simon Stephens's Sea Wall and Jake Gyllenhaal performing Nick Payne's A Life.

Annaleigh Ashford and Joe Tapper at the opening of Sea Wall / A Life.
(© Tricia Baron)

Sea Wall is described as "an astonishing monologue about love and the human need to know the unknowable," while A Life is described as "an emotional examination of how sons become fathers and the transformative power of love."

Liev Schreiber at the opening of Sea Wall / A Life.
(© Tricia Baron)

Directed by Carrie Cracknell, the creative team includes Laura Jellinek (scenic design), Kaye Voyce (costume design), Peter Kaczorowski (lighting design), Fabian Obispo (sound design), and Stuart Earl (original music).

Ruth Wilson at the opening of Sea Wall / A Life.
(© Tricia Baron)

The production will run through March 31.

Simon Stephens, Tom Sturridge, Carrie Cracknell, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Nick Payne on opening night.
(© Tricia Baron)
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