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Thursday, 15 October 2009 14:04

A. Tappan Wilder to Host Talk-Back Following Upcoming Our Town Performance

A. TAPPAN WILDER
TO HOST TALK-BACK   
FOLLOWING SATURDAY MAT 10/17 PERFORMANCE
WITH THE CAST FROM  THE HIT OFF-BROADWAY PRODUCTION
OF THORNTON WILDER’S
“ O U R   T O W N ”
AT BARROW STREET THEATRE

New York, NY–A. Tappan Wilder, nephew of famed playwright Thornton Wilder and literary executor, and cast members of the critically acclaimed (Lucille Lortel Award-winning) production of’ Thornton Wilder’s Our Town  will host a ‘talk-back’ following the Saturday afternoon performance at 2:30 p.m. on October 17th  at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street).  Mr. Wilder will focus on the themes of  history and culture present in Our Town.

The complete cast includes (in alphabetical order) Jeremy Beiler as Simon Stimson.  Rob Beitzel as Howie Newsome,  Susan Bennett as Mrs. Soames, Kati Brazda as Mrs. Webb, Nathan Dame as Sam Craig, George Demas as Constable Warren,  Jennifer Grace as Emily, Wilbur Edwin Henry as Professor Willard, Adam Hinkle as Joe Crowell, Jacey Powers as Rebecca Gibbs, James McMenamin as George, Ken Marks as Editor Webb, Jake Horowitz as Wally Webb, Lori Myers as Mrs. Gibbs, Jay Russell  as Joe Stoddard, Armand Schultz as Doc Gibbs, and Jason Yachanin as Si Crowell, and Jason Butler Harner as the ‘Stage Manager.’

Our Town is produced by Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, Tom Wirtshafter, Ted Snowdon, Eagle Productions, Dena Hammerstein/Pam Pariseau, The Weinstein Company, and Burnt Umber Productions.

The performance schedule for Our Townis as follows: Tuesday – Friday at 7:30 p.m.,  Saturday at 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are priced at $69 & $49.50 and are available through SmartTix (212) 868.4444,  www.smarttix.com, or at the Barrow Street Theatre box office (open at 1 p.m. daily).  Student tickets at $20 are available on the day of performance only at the box office.

Barrow Street Theatre is located at 27 Barrow Street at 7th Avenue South in the heart of Greenwich Village.  Nearby subway stops are the 1 at Christopher Street (walk 1 block South on 7th Avenue to Barrow) and the A, C, E, B, D, F and V at West 4th (walk West on 4th Street, left on Barrow).

ourtownoffbroadway.com
barrowstreettheatre.com
Praise for Our Town:

 

“OUR KIND OF ‘TOWN’!  A WONDERFUL PRODUCTION WITH REVOLUTIONARY STAGING BY DAVID CROMER. IT TRULY ASTOUNDS!”

— Frank Scheck, NY Post

“RIVETING, RELEVENT, ENDURING AND EXCEPTIONAL!  IT STIRS THE IMAGINATION AND SENSES AND SENDS YOU OUT DEEPLY TOUCHED!”

— Joe Dziemianowicz, NY Daily News

 “ASTONISHINGLY REINVENTED BY DIRECTOR DAVID CROMER! AN INTIMATE PRODUCTION THAT BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO ONE OF THE 20th CENTURY’S GREAT PLAYS!”

 — Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press

“DAVID CROMER’S RETHINKING OF THORNTON WILDER’S MASTERPIECE IS A LANDMARK!”

— Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal

 

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