Joel Grey, Felicity Huffman, and More Attend Opening Night of On the Shore of the Wide World
Neil Pepe directs the New York premiere of Simon Stephens's play for Atlantic Theater Company.
The Atlantic Theater Company's New York premiere production of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens's On the Shore of the Wide World opened last night at the company's Linda Gross Theater. Neil Pepe directs the production, set to run through October 8. Check out photos from the big night in the gallery below.
On the Shore of the Wide World features Tony Award winner Blair Brown (Copenhagen), Odiseas Georgiadis (All We Had), Peter Maloney (Glengarry Glen Ross), Mary McCann (Bluebird, Harper Regan), LeRoy McClain (Cymbeline), Tedra Millan (Present Laughter), Ben Rosenfield (Twin Peaks, Love, Love, Love), Wesley Zurick (Mr. Chickee's Funny Money), C.J. Wilson (Hold On to Me Darling), and Amelia Workman (The Layover).
The play is described as follows: "Something is about to happen that will change one family forever. Set over the course of nine months, On the Shore of the Wide World is a play about love, family, Roy Keane, and the size of the galaxy."
The creative team features scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Sarah Laux, lighting design by Christopher Akerlind, and original music and sound design by David Van Tieghem.
Stephens returns to Atlantic following the critically acclaimed productions of his plays Harper Regan and Bluebird. His adaptation of Mark Haddon's novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ran for two years on Broadway and won the Tony Award for Best New Play.