Lincoln Center Theater presents Samuel D. Hunter's Greater Clements, starring Judith Ivey
The world premiere of Greater Clements begins performances at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on November 14, 2019.
Two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey is set to star in Lincoln Center Theater's world premiere of Greater Clements, written by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Davis McCallum, which is scheduled to begin previews at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on November 14, 2019, ahead of an official opening on December 9 and a limited engagement through January 19, 2020.
Synopsis: "The once-proud mining town of Clements, Idaho is rapidly disintegrating. As Maggie (played by Ms. Ivey) prepares to close one of the town’s last remaining businesses, a visitor arrives on her doorstep, resurrecting long-buried hope and shame rooted in her family’s past and the town’s history. Now, for the first time in nearly fifty years, Maggie is forced to consider if the life she envisioned for herself at seventeen might still be possible today."
The cast of Greater Clements also includes Edmund Donovan, Andrew Garman, Nina Hellman, Kate MacCluggage, James Saito, and Haley Sakamoto.
The creative features scenic design by Dane Laffrey, costume design by Kaye Voyce, lighting design by Yi Zhao, and original music & sound design by Fitz Patton.
Judith Ivey is a New York stage veteran, winning Tony Awards for her performances in Hurlyburly in 1985 and in Steaming in 1983, respectively. She also earned Tony nominations for Park Your Car in Harvard Yard in 1992 and, more recently, for The Heiress in 2013. She was last seen on the Broadway stage opposite Helen Mirren in the 2015 production of The Audience, playing the role of Margaret Thatcher, and her other Broadway credits include Follies, Voices in the Dark, Blithe Spirit, Precious Sons, Piaf, and Bedroom Farce. She has also regularly appeared Off-Broadway, working for such esteemed institutions as the Public Theater and Roundabout Theatre Company, and made her Lincoln Center Theater debut at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in the 1996 production of A Fair Country.
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