Sarah Silverman Musical The Bedwetter Announces World Premiere
The Atlantic Theater Company will debut the new musical along with other world premieres during its 2019-20 season.
The Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2019-20 season lineup.
The season will open in the Linda Gross Theater with the world premiere of Sunday (September 5-October 13), a new play by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and directed by Lee Sunday Evans. Following that will be the world-premiere coproduction with LAByrinth Theater Company of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven (November 14-December 22), written by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy) and directed by John Ortiz.
At Atlantic Stage 2 will be the world-premiere play Paris (January 8-February 9, 2020), written by Eboni Booth (Dance Nation) and directed by Knud Adams.
Next in the Linda Gross will be the US premiere of Anatomy of a Suicide (January 30-March 15, 2020), written by Alice Birch (Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.) and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. That production will be followed by the world-premiere musical The Bedwetter (May 9-June 28, 2020), featuring a book by Joshua Harmon and Sarah Silverman, music by Adam Schlesinger, and lyrics by Schlesinger and Silverman. The musical is based on Silverman's memoir of the same name.
Closing out the regular season at Atlantic Stage 2 will be A Play Is a Poem (May 20-June 21, 2020), world-premiere one act plays by Ethan Coen, directed by Neil Pepe. The production is presented in association with Center Theatre Group.