Playwright Anna Ziegler is having something of an off-Broadway moment. The Roundabout Theatre Company is currently staging her life-as-a-tennis-game drama, The Last Match. And now the Manhattan Theatre Club offers up her two-hander, Actually. It is an engaging think piece that wonders if opposites attract or if opposites attack. Some play titles operate on two levels; this one operates on so... Read more
Manhattan Theatre Club presents the New York premiere of Anna Ziegler's Actually as part of its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season.
Actually is presented in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival. The world premiere of the play was co-produced by Geffen Playhouse and Williamstown Theatre Festival in the summer of 2017.
Performances take place in the Studio at Stage II within New York City Center.
(Photos by Matthew Murphy)
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Amber and Tom are freshmen at Princeton University, where their experiences so far have only two things in common: drunken parties and a desire to fit in. But when they meet, their common experience becomes anything but, and their moral mettle is put to the test. Anna Ziegler's deeply felt and relevant play explores themes of intimacy and responsibility, power and provocation, privilege, and protocol.