Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Playwrights Horizons continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway Season with the world premiere of Heroes of the Fourth Turning, written by Will Arbery and directed by Danya Taymor.

Performances are staged at the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
2hrs (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About Heroes of the Fourth Turning:

It’s nearing midnight in Wyoming, where four young conservatives have gathered at a backyard after-party. They’ve returned home to toast their mentor Gina, newly inducted as president of a tiny Catholic college. But as their reunion spirals into spiritual chaos and clashing generational politics, it becomes less a celebration than a vicious fight to be understood. On a chilly night in the middle of America, Will Arbery’s haunting play offers grace and disarming clarity, speaking to the heart of a country at war with itself.

By:
Will Arbery
Producer:
Playwrights Horizons
Director:
Danya Taymor
Lighting:
Isabella Byrd
Sound:
Justin Ellington
Design:
Laura Jellinek
Costume:
Sarafina Bush
Cast list:
Jeb Kreager (as Justin), Julia McDermott (as Emily), Michele Pawk (as Gina), Zoë Winters (as Teresa), and John Zdrojeski (as Kevin)
Other info:
Fight Direction by J. David Brimmer
Heroes of the Fourth Turning Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
September 13, 2019
Opening date: 
October 7, 2019
Closes: 
November 17, 2019
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7pm
Wednesday-7pm
Thursday-8pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2:30pm8pm
Sunday2:30pm7:30pm

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Our Heroes of the Fourth Turning Review

For many citizens of the Northeast, Will Arbery’s Heroes of the Fourth Turning, now playing at Playwrights Horizons, is going to be the closest thing to having an actual, honest conversation with one of “them.” And by “them” I mean the ultra-conservative, pro-life, Christian, Trump voters and supporters. Arbery was raised by conservative Catholic academic parents in Texas and Wyoming, and he... Read more