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Ivo van Hove directs the U.S. premiere of Opening Night, a production of Toneelgroep Amsterdam and NTGent, adapted from John Cassavetes' acclaimed 1977 film. Performed in Dutch with English titles. Opening Night tells the story of a famous actress, Myrtle, starring in a play in which her character must come to terms with aging. After an avid fan/autograph-seeker is killed, the actress begins a downward personal spiral, confronting her own issues of mortality. Despite insincere support from her colleagues in the production, the actress works her way back from her crisis of the soul.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:
    BAM Harvey Theater, Off-Broadway

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