Arcadia

Arcadia

Arcadia


ARCADIA

Number of Previews: 20
Number of Performances: 108
First Preview : February 26, 2011
Opening Night : March 17, 2011
Closing Night : Jun 19, 2011

Opening Night Cast
Margaret Colin-Lady Croom
Billy Crudup-Bernard Nightingale
Raúl Esparza-Valentine Coverly
Glenn Fleshler-Captain Brice, RN
Grace Gummer-Chloë Coverly
Edward James Hyland-Jellaby
Byron Jennings-Richard Noakes
Bel Powley-Thomasina Coverly
Tom Riley-Septimus Hodge
Noah Robbins-Gus Coverly, Augustus Coverly
David Turner-Ezra Chater
Lia Williams-Hannah Jarvis



OVERVIEW

Tom Stoppard’s ARCADIA opened up on Broadway following a sold-out run in London. Directed by five-time Tony Award® nominee David Leveaux, ARCADIA is a masterpiece of misunderstanding and quest for knowledge resonating across centuries that John Lahr of The New Yorker calls “ONE OF THE GREAT PLAYS OF MY THEATER GOING LIFE.”

April 1809, an elegant English country estate… a gifted pupil, proposes a startling theory well beyond her comprehension. All around her, the adults, including her tutor, are preoccupied with secret desires, illicit passions and professional rivalries.

Two hundred years later, two academic adversaries are piecing together puzzling clues, curiously recalling those events of 1809 in their quest for an increasingly elusive truth.

AWARDS & REVIEWS

“A masterpiece that recalls the wit of Oscar Wild and the complexity of Chekhov.”- Mark Kennedy, Associated Press

“A TIME TRAVELING MASTERWORK. A ravishing romance. A great love story. David Leveaux’s celebrated revival is emotionally exuberant.” – Linda Winer, Newsday

“A MASTERWORK. The play leaves its audience breathlessly enraptured.” - Jesse Oxfeld, The New York Observer

“THIS IS A STELLAR PRODUCTION. The emotional intensity and intellectual acuity of this play evince laughter, awe and the occasional lump in one’s throat.” – Ariel Ramchandani, The Economist

“Feel the heat rising. Arcadia is propelled by genuine, panting passion. A TERRIFIC PLAY. SEE IT.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“ARCADIA STANDS TO LIVE FOREVER.” - Marilyn Stasio, Variety

“ONE OF THE GREAT PLAYS OF MY THEATRE GOING LIFE.” - John Lahr, The New Yorker

“TOM STOPPARD’S MASTERPIECE. AN EXQUISITE REVIVAL.” – Scott Brown, New York Magazine

CREDITS

Opening Night Production Credits

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Phillip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)

Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roger Berlind, Stephanie P. McClelland, Scott M. Delman, Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Disney Theatrical Group, Robert G. Bartner, Olympus Theatricals and Douglas G. Smith; Produced in association with Janine Safer Whitney

Written by Tom Stoppard; Original Music By: Corin Buckeridge

Directed by David Leveaux; Choreographed by Jodi Moccia; Assistant Director: Jason Lawson

Scenic Design by Hildegard Bechtler; Costume Design by Gregory Gale; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by David Van Tieghem; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Naomi Donne; Associate Lighting Design: John Viesta; Associate Costume Design: Colleen Kesterson; Associate Sound Design: David Sanderson; Assistant Lighting Design: Michael Jones and Caroline Chao

US General Management: 101 Productions, Ltd.; UK General Management: Sonia Friedman Productions; Company Manager: David van Zyll de Jong

Technical Supervisor: Peter Fulbright and Tech Production Services, Inc.; Production Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Stage Manager: Matthew Lacey

Dialect Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Casting: Jim Carnahan C.S.A.; Advertising: aka; Marketing: aka; Photographer: Carol Rosegg

Opening Night Cast

Margaret Colin-Lady Croom
Billy Crudup-Bernard Nightingale
Raúl Esparza-Valentine Coverly
Glenn Fleshler-Captain Brice, RN
Grace Gummer-Chloë Coverly
Edward James Hyland-Jellaby
Byron Jennings-Richard Noakes
Bel Powley-Thomasina Coverly
Tom Riley-Septimus Hodge
Noah Robbins-Gus Coverly, Augustus Coverly
David Turner-Ezra Chater
Lia Williams-Hannah Jarvis

Understudies: Bianca Amato (Hannah Jarvis, Lady Croom), Jack Cutmore-Scott (Augustus Coverly, Gus Coverly, Septimus Hodge), Alyssa May Gold (Chloë Coverly, Thomasina Coverly), Baylen Thomas (Bernard Nightingale, Valentine Coverly), Ray Virta (Captain Brice, RN, Ezra Chater, Jellaby, Richard Noakes).


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