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BROADWAYsamuel j. friedman theatre
261 west 47th street

The Children

Previews Begin: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Opening Night: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Synopsis

Direct from an acclaimed run in London, the powerful Royal Court Theatre production of Lucy Kirkwood’s astonishing new play will make its American debut at MTC with the heralded original cast. In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, a couple of retired nuclear engineers are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. The Mail on Sunday calls The Children “beautifully written and superbly acted.” Hailed by The Independent as “the most rewarding dramatist of her generation,” playwright Lucy Kirkwood makes her highly anticipated New York debut. Directing is the award-winning James Macdonald (Top Girls at MTC).

The Children stars the original Royal Court Theatre cast: BAFTA Award winner Francesca Annis (BBC’s “Cranford”), Olivier Award nominee Ron Cook (Juno and the Paycock at The Donmar), and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Deborah Findlay (National Theatre’s Stanley).

The Children is a Royal Court Theatre production.

Lead support for The Children has been provided by MTC’s Producing Fund Partner, Andrew Martin-Weber. Additional support for The Children is provided by The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater.

Photo: Johan Persson for Royal Court Theatre.

Cast

castFrancesca Annis
castRon Cook
castDeborah Findlay
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The Children

American premiere by Lucy Kirkwood
Directed by James Macdonald

With Francesca Annis, Ron Cook, Deborah Findlay

Broadway Info

SAMUEL J. FRIEDMAN THEATRE

261 West 47th Street (between Broadway & 8th Ave.)
The Friedman Theatre seats 650. Seating is on Orchestra, Premier Circle and Mezzanine levels—all seating accessible by elevator.
Map | Regular Seating Chart | Prince of Broadway Seating Chart

TICKETS

Single ticket sales call Telecharge.com (212) 239-6200.
Group ticket sales call Broadway Inbound at (866) 302-0995.

Off-Broadway Info

New York City Center

131 West 55th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)
Stage I seats 300. All seats are on Orchestra level—all seating accessible by elevator.
Map | Seating Chart

Stage II seats 150. All seats are on Orchestra level—all seating accessible by elevator.
Map | Seating Chart

TICKETS

Single ticket sales call CityTix at (212) 581-1212.
Group ticket sales call (212) 399-3000 x4132.
Buy tickets online at CityTix