The Perplexed, a new American play commissioned by Manhattan Theatre Club and performed on Stage 1 at New York City Center, can be described as quite… perplexing.
Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg and directed by Lynne Meadow.
Performances are staged at New York City Center's Stage I.
(Photos by Matthew Murphy)
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Two families, whose lives have been tumultuously intertwined for decades, gather in the massive library of a gaudy Fifth Avenue apartment to celebrate the nuptials of their children. Nothing goes smoothly and as the big moment approaches, the burning question is: can everyone put aside long-smoldering jealousies and deep-seated grudges and just get through the ceremony?