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Anatomy of a Suicide Tickets

Anatomy of a Suicide Tickets

New York
1 Feb 2020 - 15 Mar 2020

Anatomy of a Suicide Information

Atlantic Theater Company continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season with the US premiere of Anatomy of a Suicide, written by Alice Birch and directed by Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz.

(Photos by Ahron R. Foster)

Winner of the 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Anatomy of a Suicide is a revelatory exploration of mothers and daughters by Alice Birch (Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.), directed by Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Marys Seacole).

“Birch is a questingly experimental writer who has a remarkable gift for reinventing dramatic form. She has a gift for radical experiment in the style of Caryl Churchill and Sarah Kane.” – The Guardian

Run time

1hr 45min (no intermission)

Opening date

February 1st, 2020

Closing date

March 15th, 2020




Atlantic Theater Company - Linda Gross Theater

Our review

Carla Gugino & Jason Babinsky in Anatomy of a Suicide

The format of Alice Birch's Anatomy of a Suicide, currently enjoying its US premiere at the Atlantic Theater Company, has been described as experimental. Which surprises me since Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey has been using the three-ring circus format for over a hundred years now. Of course, the circus is not trying to provide a narrative or explore complex familial and societal relationships while Birch is.And therein lies the rub. When you present an audience with three separate...

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