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The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway
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The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway Tickets

New York
1 Apr 2022 - 29 May 2022
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play gets a contemporary reimagination just in time.

The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway Information

Lincoln Center Theater will produce Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Skin Of Our Teeth this spring at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The production, which will coincide with the 125th anniversary of Mr. Wilder's birth, and which will mark the Beaumont and Broadway debuts of LCT Resident Director Lileana Blain-Cruz, will begin previews Thursday, March 31 and open on Monday, April 25.

Recipient of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Thornton Wilder's visionary masterpiece The Skin Of Our Teeth illuminates the endurance of the human spirit as it follows the Antrobus family of Excelsior, New Jersey, as they persevere through an Ice Age, a biblical flood, and war.  

Opening date

April 1st, 2022

Closing date

May 29th, 2022

Categories

Opening Soon, Plays

Previews from

March 31st, 2022

Venue

Vivian Beaumont Theater - Lincoln Center Theater

Cast and creative

By: Thornton Wilder
Director: Lileana Blain-Cruz
Producer: Lincoln Center Theater
Design: Adam Rigg
Lighting: Yi Zhao
Costume: Montana Levi Blanco
Sound: Palmer Hefferan
Other info: Hannah Wasileski (projections)

Our review

The Skin of Our Teeth

The dinosaur earned its entrance applause. Thornton Wilder's play The Skin of Our Teeth, a fantastical tragicomedy about the end of the world, calls for a dinosaur and a woolly mammoth. Typical productions have actors donning animal costumes. But the new Broadway revival of The Skin of Our Teeth goes full Jurassic Park (with the budget to match), with a gigantic brontosaurus, puppeteered by three people, lumbering onto the stage. A one-person-controlled woolly mammoth follows closely behind....

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The Skin of Our Teeth

See 5,000 years' worth of history for only $30 at The Skin of Our Teeth, Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. A digital lottery and student rush tickets will be available for the play's Broadway run, which begins at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on April 1 and runs through May 29.A limited number of $30 tickets will be available for each performance through the lottery. The lottery will be open for entries from midnight to 3 p.m. the day before each...

The Skin of Our Teeth

Lincoln Center Theater has announced the full cast for its revival of The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway. Performances of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1942 play begin on April 1 ahead of an April 25 opening.Tony nominee Priscilla Lopez, known for originating the role of Diane Morales in A Chorus Line, will play the role of the Fortune Teller, alongside James Vincent Meredith as Mr. Antrobus, Roslyn Ruff as Mrs. Antrobus, and Paige Gilbert as Gladys Antrobus, Julian Robertson as Henry...

Lileana Blain-Cruz

Lincoln Center Theater will produce Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, beginning performances March 31, 2022 ahead of an April 25 opening night. The play is set in Excelsior, New Jersey, and follows the Antrobus family as they experience an Ice Age, a biblical flood, and war.The Skin of Our Teeth first premiered on Broadway in 1942 and has been revived twice since, in 1955 and 1975. It was last seen on the New York...

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