LAST CHANCE TO SEE WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2 15-WEEK LIMITED ENGAGEMENT WILL END ON SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, which is based on the best selling novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies by double Man Booker Prize-winner Dame Hilary Mantel, will end its 15 week limited engagement at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway between 50th and 51st Streets) on Sunday, July 5, 2015, after playing 66 performances of Part 1 and 58 performances of Part 2.
The performance schedule for the final week is as follows:
Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at 2:00pm – Part 2
Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at 7:30pm – Part 1
Thursday, July 2, 2015, at 7:00pm – Part 1
Friday, July 3, 2015, at 8:00pm – Part 2
Saturday, July 4, 2015, at 2:00pm – Part 1
Saturday, July 4, 2015, at 8:00pm – Part 2
Sunday, July 5, 2015, at 1:00pm – Part 1
Sunday, July 5, 2015, at 6:30pm – Part 2
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, which explores the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII, came to Broadway after acclaimed and sold out runs at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon and the West End’s Aldwych Theatre.
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 began previews on Friday, March 20, 2015, and held its opening night on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Here’s what some of the critics said about the production:
–The New York Times
“WOLF HALL ON BROADWAY IS ADDICTIVE.”
“FOR THE TASTIEST DISH IN TOWN, YOU NEED TO VISIT THE TUDORS OF WOLF HALL THE RIVETING TWO-PART THEATER DRAMA. Watching WOLF HALL, PARTS 1 AND 2, you still find yourself in a state of happy suspense. It’s chilling and thrilling, too.”
–The New York Times
“THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY’S EPIC PRODUCTION IS MAJESTIC IN SCOPE AND CONSISTENTLY ENGROSSING.”
–The Hollywood Reporter
“A FAST-PACED, FIENDISHLY ENGAGING POLITICAL THRILLER. A triumphant, blockbuster adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Tudor-history novels.”
–Time Out New York
“THIS PRESTIGE EVENT OF THE BROADWAY SEASON offers straightforward storytelling, finely wrought performances and yards upon yards of magnificent 16th century costumes.”
“WOLF HALL IS A MAGNIFICENT UNDERTAKING. History brought to pulsing, highly animated life. It’s the magic of theatre, courtesy the incomparable Royal Shakespeare Company.“
Tickets for Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 are available for purchase at the box office of the Winter Garden Theatre, online at www.telecharge.com, or by calling (212) 239-6200.
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, which explores the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII, is written by Dame Hilary Mantel and adapted by Mike Poulton. This special event invites theatergoers to be part of a unique theatrical experience, similar to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s award winning production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. Both parts of the production can either be seen in one day with a dinner break of approximately two-and-a-half hours, or can be seen on two different days.
The production is directed by Tony and Olivier Award-nominee Jeremy Herrin.
The company of more than twenty actors includes Tony Award-nominee Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell, Tony Award-nominee Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn, Tony Award-nominee and Olivier Award-winner Nathaniel Parker as King Henry VIII, Joey Batey, Nicholas Boulton, Lucy Briers, Leah Brotherhead, Olivia Darnley, Nicholas Day, Peter Eyre, Mathew Foster, Daniel Fraser, Edward Harrison, Benedict Hastings, Madeleine Hyland, Robert MacPherson, Pierro Niel-Mee, Matthew Pidgeon, John Ramm, Nicholas Shaw, Joshua Silver, Giles Taylor, and Jay Taylor. The Royal Shakespeare Company is appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association.
The production features scenic and costume design by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Christopher Oram, lighting design by Tony Award-winner Paule Constable (Part 1) and Tony Award-nominee David Plater (Part 2), sound design by Nick Powell, music by Stephen Warbeck, and movement by Siân Williams.
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 is produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Matthew Byam Shaw, Nia Janis & Nick Salmon for Playful Productions UK, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Jam Theatricals, Ron Kastner, Kyodo Tokyo, Inc., Tulchin Bartner Productions, WLE MSG, Jane Bergère, Scott M. Delman, Rebecca Gold, Just For Laughs Theatricals, Kit Seidel, Triple Play Productions, Gabrielle Palitz, Georgia Gatti, Jessica Genick, Will Trice, and The Shubert Organization.