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Eavesdropping on Simon Stephens' Heisenberg, With Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt

Mark Brokaw directs the Broadway premiere of this acclaimed two-character drama. logo

In 2015, Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt shared an intimate summer at Manhattan Theatre Club's Studio at Stage II. Parker and Arndt took the stage in Simon Stephens' Heisenberg, a drama about two strangers, one much older than the other, who may or may not be falling in love. This fall, the production moves to MTC's Friedman Theatre on Broadway, where director Mark Brokaw will place 200 seats onstage to allow the audience to eavesdrop on an uncertain, yet still bourgeoning relationship. This fly-on-the-wall quality is part of its appeal, Parker believes, but so is its universal theme: No one is alone.