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NO ONE LOVES US HERE by Ross Howard. New Light Theater Project at Urban Stages, beginning January 15, 2015

by Ross Howard
Directed by Jerry Heymann

New Light Theater Project at Urban Stages
January 15, 2015 through February 7, 2015.

Set in present day Central Valley, California. When Washington, a young Native American, is invited to stay in the Beaumonts’ upscale guest house, both Mr. and Mrs. — miserable and unsatisfied in their marriage — use Washington to make arrangements that will help them escape their unhappiness. But when Washington begins to fall in love with Mrs. Beaumont, he manipulates the wealthy household occupants and pins family against family, leading to a climactic bloodbath. A contest for territory, No One Loves Us Here is a black comic portrait of love and obsession, the aspiration of displaced youth and a crumbling white-collar class.

Performances will be at URBAN STAGES
259 West 30th Street (at 8th Avenue)
January 15-17, January 22-24, January 29-31, February 5-7 @ 8:00PM



ISBN-13: 9780573112980
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Published: Samuel French, 4/2014

CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne, with Jake Gyllenhaal, on Broadway beginning December 16, 2014

Meet Nick Payne at the Drama Book Shop on January 15, at 6:00 p.m.


by Nick Payne

With Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson

On Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Beginning December 16, 2014, Opening January 13, 2014.

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain, Prisoners) makes his MTC and Broadway debuts in the first American production of CONSTELLATIONS, a new play by Nick Payne (If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet), which premiered at London’s Royal Court Theatre to tremendous acclaim. Michael Longhurst (If There Is…) directs.

This mind-bending, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. But what happens next defies the boundaries of the world we think we know—delving into the infinite possibilities of their relationship and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny.



January 13, 2015: Nerds in Love, Rewriting Destinies. ‘Constellations,’ With Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson, Opens on Broadway NYT Critics' Pick >>

Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible — and so emotionally devastating?

January 13, 2015: Constellations review – Gyllenhaal and Wilson see stars in each other's eyes. 5 stars —The Guardian >>

If the science at the center of Nick Payne’s smart, slushy and pretty superb Constellations is right, then there’s a parallel universe in which Manhattan Theatre Club never produced the play, the Royal Court never premiered it, Payne never wrote it. Good thing – for Broadway, anyway – that we’re in this particular cosmos.

January 14, 2015: Constellations reviews roundup – Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson are stellar >>  

ISBN-13: 9780865477711
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Published: Faber & Faber, 9/2013
Not Yet Published. Due in December of 2014. Available for Pre-Order Now.

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Published: Faber and Faber, 01/19/2012

WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES transfers to West End, and Broadway

Mike Poulton's adaptations of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novels

Directed by Jeremy Herrin
RSC, winter 2013

West End 2014, at the Aldwych Theatre, starting in April 2014.

Broadway's Winter Garden Theater. Previews begin March 20, 2015, officially open on April 9, 2015


January 31, 2014: RSC's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies transfers to West End —London OnStage

"As Hilary Mantel's novels are being adapted for a BBC television series, the Royal Shakespeare Company's duo will reportedly transfer to the West End later this year"

March 31, 2014: Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis to film Wolf Hall in Wiltshire

Olivier-award winning actor Mark Rylance and Homeland star Damian Lewis are coming to west Wiltshire next month, for a TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s multiple award-winning novel Wolf Hall.

September 10, 2014: ‘Wolf Hall’ and Its Sequel Aiming for Broadway After London Success —NY Times >>

Broadway and London producers are in talks about a New York run of the hit British play “Wolf Hall” and its sequel “Bring Up the Bodies,” based on the historical novels by Hilary Mantel about Henry VIII and his adviser Thomas Cromwell, according to theater executives with knowledge of the discussions.

September 25, 2014: Royal Shakespeare Company Hit ‘Wolf Hall’ Moves to Broadway with Original Stars —Variety >>

“Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2,” the rebranded two-part theater event that originated at the Royal Shakespeare Company as “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies,” has mapped out its route to Broadway, landing at the Winter Garden Theater in an April opening. 

ISBN-13: 9780007549894
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Published: Nick Hern Books, Ltd., 1/2014

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Bloodies up Brooklyn in 2015 after UK Outings

let the right one in 
let the right one in
adapted by Jack Thorne
based on the novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist
directed by John Tiffany
New York's St. Ann's Warehouse, January 20, 2015-February 15, 2015 March 8, 2015. 
Twitter: @stannswarehouse
"an enchanting, brutal vampire myth and coming-of-age love story"

Oskar is a bullied lonely teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town, when a spate of sinister killings rock the neighbourhood.

Eli is the young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn't go to school and never leaves the flat by day. 

Sensing in each other a kindred spirit, the two become devoted friends. What Oskar doesn't know is that Eli has been a teenager for a very long time…

A must-see major new production, Let the Right One In is an enchanting, brutal vampire myth and coming-of-age love story

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director John Tiffany (Black WatchOnce) heads up a creative team including Olivier Award-winning associate director Steven Hoggett (Black WatchBeautiful BurnoutAmerican Idiot).

"The gasp, so rarely heard in the theatre, rings out often here. First-rate… situated on the slipway between dream and daily life… a mesmerising evening." —Observer
★★★★★  "Exquisitely realised" —The Herald
★★★★ "Polished and poetic" —The Guardian
★★★★ "Ambitious and beautifully shaped" —The Scotsman
January 20, 2015-February 15, 2015
Directed by John Tiffany with associate direction and movement by Steven Hoggett.
Rebecca Benson will return to the role of Eli, which she originated in Dundee and played at the Royal Court and the West End.
Cristian Ortega will play Oskar (LET THE RIGHT ONE IN for NTS)
Other cast includes: Cliff Burnett, Susan Vidler, Gary Mackay, Gavin Kean, Graeme Dalling, Angus Miller, and Andrew Fraser
Twitter: @stannswarehouse 
"The West End's Apollo Theatre, shuttered since a partial collapse of its ceiling plaster injured more than 80 people, seven of them seriously, mid-performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Dec.19, is to re-open. The National Theatre of Scotland production of Let the Right One In, previously seen in London at the Royal Court, will transfer there, beginning performances March 26, prior to an official opening April 7." 
Now, a new temporary floor has been installed at the balcony level, while ongoing investigations and maintenance work take place in the roof. Below this floor hangs a beautiful, large, ceiling cyclorama of a night sky, designed by Let the Right One In set designer, Christine Jones, which immerses the audience deeper in the world of the play.  

April 8, 2014: Let the Right One In five-star review – 'Exquisitely beautiful staging'

The Swedish horror-drama about a love between a vampire and a bullied schoolboy is brought to life once more in this sensitive, ambiguous adaptation 

July 7, 2014: An Undead Tale of the Teenage Years. ‘Let the Right One In,’ a Stage Version of a Vampire Novel. Ben Brantley, New York Times >>

LONDON — And just when you thought you’d had your fill of young vampires in love, along comes a ravishing little romance of the undead that’s guaranteed to warm — and break — your heart, even as it chills your blood. “Let the Right One In,” which is bringing limelight to endless night at the Apollo Theater here, turns your emotions inside out in a way you probably haven’t experienced since you were a teenager.

Adapted by Jack Thorne from a novel and screenplay by the Swedish writer John Ajvide Lindqvist, and killingly staged by John Tiffany and Steven Hoggett, “Let the Right One In” is both the bleakest and most compassionate of vampire stories. 
To sit in the midst of the audience at Let the Right One In, now arrived in Brooklyn by way of Dundee and London, is to watch a crowd in thrall. And why not? Tiffany’s merging of theatrical elements – the lights, the sound, the costumes, the set – is masterly. And the movement work of associate director Steven Hoggett ensures that this particular tale, a stage adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s modern vampire story, is more than just live cinema. 
ISBN-13: 9781848423749
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Published: Nick Hern Books, Ltd., 11/2013

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ELEPHANT MAN by Bernard Pomerance, starring Bradley Cooper. Broadway Fall 2014

The Elephant Man
by Bernard Pomerance
directed by Scott Ellis
starring Bradley Cooper 

Broadway 2014

Broadway's Booth Theatre beginning October 19 (18?), 2014, opening November 13, 2014 will now begin previews on November 7, 2014 and open on December 7, and has been extended to 14 weeks, through Feb. 15, 2015.

Bradley Cooper, who just some time ago concluded a run in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production of The Elephant Man, is eager to bring Bernard Pomerance's 1979 drama to Broadway.

Bradley Cooper stars with Patricia Clarkson, Alessandro Nivola, Anthony Heald, Scott Lowell, Kathryn Meisle and Henry Stram.  


May 2, 2013:  John Wells Deal To Direct Bradley Cooper In ‘Chef’ —

"Still open for debate is whether Cooper will have time to bring a revival of The Elephant Man to Broadway. The plan was for it to open in time for Tony Awards consideration for next year, but Cooper’s schedule suddenly got very crowded and it might have to be pushed until next fall." 

January 21, 2014: Entertainment Weekly says THE ELEPHANT MAN is definately headed to Broadway [click here]

January 24, 2014: Bradley Cooper in 'The Elephant Man': A dream role for a heartthrob —L.A. Times 

"The latest hunk to take the role in Bernard Pomerance's play is Bradley Cooper, who will reprise his 2012 performance from the Williamstown Theatre Festival on Broadway this fall. Cooper will be reunited with Alessandro Nivola as Dr. Treves, who rescues Merrick from a freak show, and Patricia Clarkson, as the actress who befriends the patient."

January 23, 2014: Bradley Cooper Will Play ‘Elephant Man’ on Broadway —NY Times ArtsBeat 

January 23, 2014: It's Official: Oscar Nominee Bradley Cooper Will Star Alongside Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola in Broadway Revival of The Elephant Man —

June 3, 2014: The Elephant Man, Starring Bradley Cooper, Sets Broadway Dates — >>

Mark your calendars! Bernard Pomerance’s The Elephant Man, starring Audience Choice Award winner Bradley Cooper, has finally set Great White Way dates. The Tony-winning drama, directed by Scott Ellis, will begin performances at the Booth Theatre on October 18 and officially open on November 13.

July 8, 2018: Bradley Cooper’s Broadway ‘Elephant Man’ Is Delayed (due to scheduling conflicts) —NY Times Arts Beat >>

The revival of Bernard Pomerance’s “Elephant Man,” with Bradley Cooper in the title role, originally scheduled to begin previews in October, has been delayed a month because of a scheduling conflict, a spokesman for the producers said.

October 21, 2014: Bradley Cooper on 'The Elephant Man:' It's why I wanted to become an actor — >>

Stopping by the TODAY set with co-stars Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola, Cooper recalled how he first learned about the story as a child when his dad showed him a film version. "It was the reason why I wanted to become an actor, because of David Lynch’s movie,” he told TODAY’s Matt Lauer. “And then I discovered it was a play, and I did it for my thesis in grad school.”

ISBN-13: 9780573608742
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Published: Samuel French , 1/1979

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Published: Samuel French, 11/01/2012

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Published: Grove Press, 12/01/2007

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