Nantucket Sleigh Ride

Lincoln Center Theater presents Nantucket Sleigh Ride - a new play written by John Guare and directed by Jerry Zacks, officially opening on March 18, 2019 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

(Photos by T. Charles Erickson)

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Running time: 
1hrs 45mins (including 1 intermission)
Categories: 
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About Nantucket Sleigh Ride:

In his attempts to recover a memory of an event that happened on that ‘far away island’ 35 years before, Nantucket Sleigh Ride plunges a New York playwright-turned- venture capitalist into a whirlpool of a giant lobster, Roman Polanski, a pornography ring, Walt Disney, a murder, stranded children, and Jorge Luis Borges, with the most unexpected results.

By:
Jack Guare
Producer:
Lincoln Center Theater
Director:
Jerry Zaks
Lighting:
Howell Binkley
Sound:
Mark Bennett
Design:
David Gallo
Costume:
Emily Rebholz
Cast list:
Clea Alsip, Tina Benko, Adam Chanler-Berat, Jordan Gelber, John Larroquette, Grace Rex, Stacey Sargeant, Douglas Sill and Will Swenson
Other info:
Original Music by Mark Bennett
Nantucket Sleigh Ride Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
February 21, 2019
Opening date: 
March 18, 2019
Closes: 
May 5, 2019
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-8pm
Wednesday2pm8pm
Thursday-8pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday3pm-

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Lincoln Center Theater - Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater

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Our Nantucket Sleigh Ride Review

Nantucket Sleigh Ride is a play that has two personalities – one farcical, the other dramatic, which presents an obstacle that director Jerry Zaks elides with pizzazz. The humor at the core of the play is very dark indeed. Through all the farce, it asks a key question – What is the true value of memory? Do we really need to sear every moment in our brains, or is it kinder to let some fade away... Read more