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RELATIVELY SPEAKING to Play Final Performance on Sun, Jan 29


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The critically acclaimed production of RELATIVELY SPEAKING, three one-act comedies by the prolific writing trio of Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen and directed by John Turturro, will play its final performance on Sunday, January 29, 2012 following a total of 153 performances including 35 previews and 118 regular performances.

{module ad_left_body}In its final weeks, beginning on Tuesday, January 17, RELATIVELY SPEAKING will play a new performance schedule with 7:00p performances Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

The world premiere production of RELATIVELY SPEAKING began previews on September 20 and opened on October 20, 2011 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre.The critics said:

“Firecracker funny! – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“A rollicking good time.” – John Lahr, The New Yorker

“Sometimes poignant, sometimes sad and often hysterical!” – Mark Kennedy, Associated Press

Relatively Speaking features every wonderful Broadway character actor you ever wanted to see lighting up the stage with humor.” – David Richardson, WOR Radio

“Though all quite different, they create a wonderful evening of theater.” – Stewart Lewis, CBS Radio

Relatively Speaking is funny and frothy. Bravo!" – Joan Hamburg, WOR Radio

The ensemble cast of 16 features Caroline Aaron, Bill Army, Katherine Borowitz, Lisa Emery, Ari Graynor, Steve Guttenberg, Danny Hoch, Julie Kavner, Jason Kravits,  Richard Libertini, Mark Linn-Baker, Max Gordon Moore, Patricia O’Connell, Allen Lewis Rickman, Grant Shaud, Marlo Thomas.

RELATIVELY SPEAKING is comprised of three one-act comedies, each springing from a different branch of the family tree.  In Talking Cure, Ethan Coen uncovers the sort of insanity that can come only from family. In George is Dead, Elaine May explores the hilarity of death. In Honeymoon Motel, Woody Allen invites you to the sort of wedding day you won’t forget.

The creative team for RELATIVELY SPEAKING features scenic design by Tony Award® winner and Academy Award® nominee Santo Loquasto, costume design by Donna Zakowska, lighting design by Tony Award® winner Kenneth Posner and sound design by Carl Casella.

RELATIVELY SPEAKING is produced by Julian Schlossberg and Letty Aronson and co-produced by Edward Walson, Leroy Schecter, Tom Sherak, Daveed D. Frazier and Roy Furman.

RELATIVELY SPEAKING tickets are $67.00 - $127.00 (including $2.00 facility charge) and available online, or in person at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47 Street).

RELATIVELY SPEAKING plays Wednesday through Saturday at 8p, Tuesday at 7p, Wednesday & Saturday at 2p and Sunday at 3pm. Dark Monday. 

Beginning Tuesday, January 17 RELATIVELY SPEAKING will play Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7p, Friday and Saturday at 8p, with matinees Wednesday & Saturday at 2p and Sunday at 3p.