About This Show

Lee Blessing’s Pulitzer Prize nominated drama, is a revealing debate on the hope and ultimate futility of high-stakes politics. Two super power arms negotiators— one a cynical Russian veteran and the other an idealistic American newcomer — meet informally in the woods after long, frustrating hours at the bargaining table. A Walk in the Woods is a surprisingly humorous and timely story of the politics that divide us and the humanity that unites us. Mr. Blessing’s play is a fictionalized account of the meeting between Paul Nitze and Yuli Kvitsinsky, who took a ”walk in the woods” during the 1982 Geneva peace talks and came up with their own deal, which was later turned down by the United States and the Soviet Union.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: First Preview: September 9, 2014 Opening Night: September 30, 2014 Final Performance: October 18, 2014