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The Sound Inside on Broadway Tickets

The Sound Inside on Broadway Tickets

New York
14 Sep 2019 - 12 Jan 2020

The Sound Inside on Broadway Information

Playwright Adam Rapp was commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater to write this scintillating two-hander, which originally staged its world premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival during the summer of 2018. The production, under the direction of Tony Award winner David Cromer starred Tony, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker as Yale creative writing professor Bella Baird, opposite Will Hochman as her gifted student Christopher Dunn. Hailed by The New York Times as "an astonishing new play," the production transfers to Broadway, courtesy of Lincoln Center Theater, Jeffrey Richards and Rebecca Gold, for a limited engagement at Studio 54, reuniting Parker, Hochman and director David Cromer.

Adam Rapp's previous work includes Red Light Winter, a 2006 Pulitzer Prize finalist, Dreams of Flying Dreams of Falling, and Essential Self-Defense, among others, and The Sound Inside marks the playwright's long-overdue Broadway debut.

Mary-Louise Parker is already considered a stage veteran, having appeared regularly both on and off-Broadway. She is a 2001 Tony Award winner for her performance in Proof and also earned Tony nominations for her efforts in Reckless in 2005 and for her Broadway debut in Prelude to a Kiss in 1990. Her many Off-Broadway credits include an Obie and Lucille Lortel Award-winning turn in How I Learned to Drive and she is internationally known for her Golden Globe-winning role on Showtime's "Weeds," as well as her recurring role on NBC's "The West Wing" and her Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning portrayal of Harper Pitt in HBO's acclaimed TV adaptation of Tony Kushner's Angels in America. She is also widely recognised for starring opposite Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, and Helen Mirren in the 2010 hit movie "RED" and its 2013 sequel "RED 2."

Parker wowed audiences and critics alike in her last two-hander on Broadway, Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Heisenberg by Simon Stephens, so, why not book yourselves in for another master class?

(Photos by Jeremy Daniel)

A Tenured Professor. A Talented Student. A Troubling Favor. The riveting and enthralling new play The Sound Inside is a stunningly suspenseful piece of theatre that proves: everyone has a story—the question is how it ends.


Run time

90 minutes, no intermission

Opening date

September 14th, 2019

Closing date

January 12th, 2020


Closing Soon

Previews from

September 14th, 2019


Studio 54



Cast and creative

By: Adam Rapp
Director: David Cromer
Producer: Jeffrey Richards, Lincoln Center Theater and Rebecca Gold
Cast list: Mary-Louise Parker (as Bella) and Will Hochman (as Christopher)
Design: Alexander Woodward
Lighting: Heather Gilbert
Costume: David Hyman
Sound: Daniel Kluger
Other info: Original Music by Daniel Kluger and Projection
Design: by Aaron Rhyne

Our review

Will Hochman & Mary-Louise Parker in The Sound Inside

Who said critics don't matter anymore? Adam Rapp's The Sound Inside got a rave review from Jesse Green in the New York Times when it premiered at Berkshire's powerhouse Williamstown Theatre Festival in northwest Massachusetts in July 2018, and now it has been propelled on to a Broadway transfer to Studio 54, under the auspices of Lincoln Centre Theater and some 17 commercial producing partners. That it has taken some heavy lifting (and no doubt a considerable financial commitment) to do so is a...

Latest The Sound Inside on Broadway News & Features

Photo credit: Will Hochman and Mary-Louise Parker (Photo by Jeremy Daniel)

After a 2019 engagement at Studio 54, The Sound Inside will be adapted into an audio play, it has been announced. Mary-Louise Parker and Will Hochman will reprise their performances once more, available to download from March 18.Adam Rapp's play follows Bella, a tenured professor and a student named Christopher. Immediately, they become close with one another when it's discovered Christopher is somewhat of a young prodigy. Drawn to one another, they write each other's stories, but when Bella...

Following an acclaimed world premiere production at Williamstown Theatre Festival in the summer of 2018 (and a glowing review in The New York Times to boot), the intense two-hander drama The Sound Inside has landed on the Great White Way. The transfer marks the long-overdue Broadway debut for Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Adam Rapp and defies Broadway preconceptions. Sometimes, less is indeed more, folks! The Sound Inside began its limited run at Studio 54 on September 14, officially...

Producers of the Broadway premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Adam Rapp's new play The Sound Inside have now released official production photography. The new shots depict Tony, Golden Globe & Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker and her co-star Will Hochman reprising their respective roles as Bella and Christopher from the 2018 Williamstown Theatre Festival world premiere. The Sound Inside began previews at Studio 54 on September 14, 2019, and is set for an official opening on October...

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