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2010-11 Season

Spirit Control more info

Spirit Control

Pitmen Painters more info

Pitmen Painters

The Whipping Man more info

The Whipping Man

Good People more info

Good People

Cradle and All more info

Cradle and All

Master Class more info

Master Class

“Never more so than now, MTC is making beautiful theatre, producing the hottest plays in town.”

—The New York Observer

Spirit Control

Final performance was December 5th, 2010

By Beau Willimon
Directed by Henry Wishcamper

with Mia Barron, Charles Borland, Aaron Michael Davies, Brian Hutchison, Maggie Lacey and Jeremy Sisto

The new play from Beau Willimon, the young talent behind Farragut North, revolves around Adam Wyatt, who has the perfect family and a perfect record as an air traffic controller. When the pilot of a small plane suffers a heart attack, Adam must talk a terrified passenger through an emergency landing. What happens next will link him inextricably to a woman he’s never met and set the life he once knew irrevocably adrift. SPIRIT CONTROL is a chilling and mesmerizing look at how we navigate a crisis, and the demons that haunt us long after.

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A Taste of the Scintillating First Scene of Spirit Control

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Pitmen Painters

Final performance was December 12th, 2010

By Lee Hall
Inspired by a book by William Feaver
Directed by Max Roberts

with Christopher Connel, Michael Hodgson, Ian Kelly, Brian Lonsdale, Lisa McGrillis, Deka Walmsley, David Whitaker and Phillippa Wilson.

Direct from a sold-out engagement at London’s National Theatre, this fascinating new play by Tony Award winner Lee Hall (writer of Broadway’s mega-hit Billy Elliot) comes to Broadway with its entire original London cast intact. The Pitmen Painters is based on the triumphant true story of a group of British miners who discover a new way to express themselves and unexpectedly become art-world sensations! An arresting and witty salute to the power of individual expression and the collective spirit, The Pitmen Painters takes you on an unforgettable journey from the depths of the mine to the heights of fame.

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Behind the Canvas: The Pitmen Painters at MTC

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The Whipping Man

Final performance was April 10th, 2011

A Play By Matthew Lopez
Directed by Doug Hughes

with André Braugher, André Holland, and Jay Wilkison

Three men tied by faith, bound by secrets.

See two-time Emmy® Award winner André Braugher (“Men of a Certain Age,” “Homicide”), alongside André Holland (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone) and Jay Wilkison (RentRabbit Hole), in the New York debut of Matthew Lopez’s fascinating new play. Tony Award® winner Doug Hughes (The Royal FamilyDoubt) returns to MTC to direct this extraordinary tale of loyalty, deceit and deliverance.

Three men are at a crossroads—a Jewish Confederate soldier who has returned from battle, and two former slaves, who were raised as Jews in his household. As the three men reunite to celebrate Passover, they uncover a tangle of secrets that might cost each man his freedom.

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The Whipping Man Slideshow

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Good People

Final performance was May 29th, 2011

By David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

with Becky Ann Baker, Patrick Carroll, Tate Donovan, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Frances McDormand and Estelle Parsons

Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo – where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills – and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling who has made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start. But is this apparently self-made man secure enough to face his humble beginnings? Margie is about to risk what little she has left to find out.

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Good People Montage

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Cradle and All

Final performance was June 19th, 2011

By Daniel Goldfarb
Directed by Sam Buntrock

with Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller

Annie and Nate have a baby who won’t sleep. Claire and Luke are losing sleep over the decision to get married and start a family. In adjacent Brooklyn Heights apartments, Daniel Goldfarb’s newest and wittiest look at love, sex, commitment and parenthood unfolds and no one will rest until the truth between each of these couples is spoken.

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Cradle and All Cast & Creative Team

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Master Class

Final performance was September 4th, 2011

By Terrence McNally
Directed by Stephen Wadsworth

with Sierra Boggess, Clinton Brandhagen, Jeremy Cohen, Tyne Daly, Alexandra Silber and Garrett Sorenson

Terrence McNally’s award-winning play about Maria Callas takes us to one of her famous master classes, where, late in her own career, she dares the next generation to make the same sacrifices and rise to the same heights that made her the most celebrated, the most reviled and the most controversial singer of her time.

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Master Class Montage

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