Tickets On Sale February 8th for ‘The Realistic Joneses’

The producers of Will Eno’s new play The Realistic Joneses have announced that tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, February 8, 2014. The Realistic Joneses will begin previews on Thursday, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street).

Tickets can be purchased at Telecharge.com, by calling (212) 239-6200, or at the box office of the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street).

The Realistic Joneses, written by Will Eno, began previews on Thursday, March 13, 2014, and will have an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). Tickets can be purchased at Telecharge.com, by calling (212) 239-6200, or at the box office of the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street).

The Realistic Joneses stars Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner; Academy Award and Tony Award-nominee Toni Collette (“Hostages,” “United States of Tara,” The Sixth Sense, The Wild Party), Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Michael C. Hall (“Dexter,” Chicago, “Six Feet Under”), Tony Award-winner Tracy Letts (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; August: Osage County; “Homeland”), and Academy Award-winner and Golden Globe-nominee Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny; The Wrestler; Salomé).

The production is directed by Obie Award-winner Sam Gold, who recently received critical acclaim for his production of Fun Home at the Public Theater. It features scenic design by David Zinn, costumes by Kaye Voyce, lighting by Mark Barton, and sound by Leon Rothenberg.

This new American play comes to Broadway after a critically-acclaimed run at the Yale Repertory Theatre in 2012.

A TENDER, FUNNY, and TERRIFIC new play!”
-The New York Times, Charles Isherwood

VERY FUNNY, DELIGHTFULLY DISARMING, and PROVOCATIVE!”
-Variety/The Hartford Courant, Frank Rizzo

WICKEDLY FUNNY! The most singular work in some time!!!”
-New Haven Register, E. Kyle Minor

What do you really know about your neighbors? Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts and Marisa Tomei invite you to find out. Hailed by The New York Times as “tender, funny, terrific and featuring this spring’s most enticing cast,” The Realistic Joneses is written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Eno and directed by Sam Gold (Fun Home).

The Realistic Joneses is produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Jam Theatricals, Stacey Mindich, Susan Gallin, Mary Lu Roffe, Andy Sandberg, Scott M. Delman, William Berlind, Caiola Productions, CandyWendyJamie Productions, Amy Danis & Mark Johannes, Finn Moellenberg Productions, Angelina Fiordellisi, Jay Franke, Gesso Productions, Grimaldi Astrachan Hello Entertainment, Meg Herman, Mara Smigel Rutter Productions, KM-R&D, and Will Trice.

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What do you really know about your neighbors? TONI COLLETE, MICHAEL C. HALL, TRACY LETTS and MARISA TOMEI invite you to find out. Hailed by The New York Times as “tender, funny, terrific and featuring this spring’s most enticing cast,” The Realistic Joneses is written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Eno and directed by Sam Gold (Fun Home). This new play moves to Broadway this March.

*Toni Collette is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association.

BIOS:

Will Eno (Author) is a Residency Five Fellow at the Signature Theater in New York, where his play Title and Deed premiered in May 2012. His play Gnit, an adaptation of Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, premiered at the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville in 2013. His play The Realistic Joneses had its premiere at the Yale Repertory Theater, in April 2012. Both The Realistic Joneses and Title and Deed were on the New York Times’ “Best Plays of 2012” list. His play Middletown was a winner of the Horton Foote Award and was produced at the Vineyard Theater in New York and Steppenwolf Theater, starring Tracy Letts, in Chicago. His play Thom Pain (based on nothing) ran for a year at the Daryl Roth Theater, was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, and has been translated into over a dozen languages. He was recently awarded the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation Award. He was a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University, where he taught playwriting. His work is published by TCG, DPS, playscripts, and Oberon Books, in London. Other work has also appeared in Harper’s, The Believer, and The Quarterly.

Sam Gold (Director) is an award-winning director, whose world premiere production of Fun Home, a new musical by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, recently ran at the Public Theater. Sam’s recent Broadway credits include Picnic (Roundabout at the American Airlines Theatre); and Seminar (Golden Theater; also Ahmanson, LA). Sam’s recent credits include The Flick (Playwrights Horizons, Lucille Lortel Nomination); Uncle Vanya (Soho Rep, Drama Desk Nomination); The Realistic Joneses (Yale Rep., CT Critics Circle Award); The Big Meal (Playwrights Horizons; Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Director); Look Back in Anger (Roundabout; Lucille Lortel Nomination); Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker (Playwrights Horizons; Drama Desk nomination; OBIE Award for Outstanding Direction;) The Aliens by Annie Baker (Rattlestick; OBIE Award for Outstanding Direction). Additional credits include: We Live Here by Zoe Kazan (Manhattan Theater Club); A Doll’s House (Williamstown Theatre Festival); August: Osage County (Old Globe; SD Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Direction); Kin by Bathsheba Doran (Playwrights Horizons); The Coward by Nick Jones (Lincoln Center’s LCT3); Tigers be Still by Kim Rosenstock (Roundabout); Dusk Rings a Bell (Atlantic); and Jollyship the Whiz-Bang (Ars Nova & Under the Radar Festival). Sam is Resident Director at Roundabout Theater Company, a NYTW Usual Suspect, a Drama League Directing Fellow, a recipient of the Princess Grace Award, The Garson Kanin/Marian Seldes Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship, and a graduate of the Juilliard Directing Program.

David Zinn (Scenic Designer). With Sam Gold: Broadway: SEMINAR, and PICNIC; Off-Broadway: FUN HOME, THE FLICK, CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, LOOK BACK IN ANGER, THE BIG MEAL, WE LIVE HERE and (at the Old Globe Theater) AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY (all with Director Sam Gold). Other Broadway: costumes for ROCKY, THE OTHER PLACE, OTHER DESERT CITIES, GOOD PEOPLE, BENGAL TIGER…, IN THE NEXT ROOM… (Tony, Drama Desk Nom), TALE OF TWO CITIES, and XANADU. Other Off-Broadway: COMPLETENESS (Playwrights Horizons); DOGFIGHT (Second Stage); CHOIR BOY, THE MADRID, THE FOUR OF US, BACK BACK BACK (MTC); Also Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Rep, Yale Rep, Old Globe, Santa Fe Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington National and Los Angeles Operas. Upcoming: sets and costumes for Sting’s THE LAST SHIP, directed by Joe Mantello.

Kaye Voyce (Costume Designer). Broadway: “Shining City.” Recent credits include “4000 Miles” (Lincoln Center Theater), “The Great God Pan” and “Detroit” (Playwrights Horizons), “A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney” (Soho Rep), the world premiere of Sam Shepard’s “Heartless” (Signature Theatre), “A Quiet Place” (New York City Opera), Philip Glass’ opera “Kepler” (Spoleto Festival USA), “I’m going to toss my arms – if you catch them they’re yours”, choreographed by Trisha Brown (Theatre du Chaillot (Paris), BAM, international tour), Richard Maxwell’s “Neutral Hero” (The Kitchen, international tour) and “Open Rehearsal” (Whitney Biennial 2012). Regional/International: McCarter, Yale Rep, Goodman, Long Wharf, ART, Williamstown, Old Globe, Shakespeare Theatre, Glimmerglass Opera, Royal Shakespeare Company, Theatreworks Singapore, Opera Bern, Theater Bonn. Upcoming projects: “Il Turco in Italia” (Festival d’Aix en Provence) and “The Dialogues of the Carmelites” (Opera Theater of St. Louis).

Mark Barton (Lighting Designer). Off-Broadway: BAD JEWS, LOOK BACK IN ANGER (Roundabout); THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE WATSON INTELLIGENCE, DETROIT, THE BIG MEAL, CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION (Playwrights Horizons); ARGUENDO, THE SELECT, THE SOUND & THE FURY, GATZ (Elevator Repair Service); FEBRUARY HOUSE, TITUS ANDRONICUS (Public); UNCLE VANYA, ELECTIVE AFFINITIES (Soho Rep); BETHANY (Women’s Project); NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND; CHAIR (Theater for a New Audience); THE SHIPMENT; CHURCH (Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company); NO CHILD… (Epic Theater Ensemble/Barrow Street); THOM PAIN (DR2). Other New York includes: ENCORES! OFF-CENTER (City Center); THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN (Juilliard Opera); Clubbed Thumb; P.S.122; Signature Theater; New Georges; Target Margin. Regional: Guthrie; A.R.T.; Actor’s Theater of Louisville; La Jolla Playhouse; Yale Rep; Long Wharf; South Coast Rep; Berkeley Rep; LA Theater Center/Kirk Douglas Theater; Syracuse Stage; Perseverance Theater; Asolo Rep. Many productions with Curtis Opera Theater, Philadelphia. 2012 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence.

Leon Rothenberg (Sound Designer). Broadway: The Nance (Tony Award), The Heiress, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Tony Nomination), Impressionism. NY/Off’B’way: Second Stage Theater, Manhattan Theater Club, Tectonic Theater Project, Women’s Theater Project, Public Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City Center. Regional: Old Globe, Short North Stage, Two River Theater, Arena Stage, Seattle Repertory Theater, North Shore Music Theater, Theater By The Sea, New York Stage & Film, Long Wharf, McCarter, La Jolla Playhouse, Intiman. International: Cirque du Soleil, Dijon Festival, National Theater of Cyprus. http://klaxson.net