MTC's Fool For Love extends to 13 December 2015


The Manhattan Theatre Club's first Broadway production of the 2015-2016 season - The Williamstown Theatre Festival production of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love has now extended its limited engagement by one week. Previews began at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on 15 September 2015, before an official opening on 8 October 2015 and the final performance will now take place on 13 December 2015.

Directed by Daniel Aukin, this production marks the Broadway debut of Mr. Shepard's 1982 play.

Synopsis: "Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Beaten down by ill-fated love and a ruthless struggle for identity, can they ultimately live with, or without, each other?"

The cast of Fool For Love includes Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (May), Sam Rockwell (Eddie), Emmy Award winner Tom Pelphrey (Martin) and Tony Award nominee Gordon Joseph Weiss (The Old Man).

The creative team behind Fool For Love has also been announced and features scenic design by Dane Laffrey, costime design by Anita Yavich, lighting design by Justin Townsend, sound design by Ryan Rumery, and movement and fight direction by David S. Leong.

- by Tom Millward