The Thin Place

The Thin Place

Playwrights Horizons continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway Season with the New York premiere of The Thin Place, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters.

Performances are staged at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About The Thin Place:

Everyone who ever died is still here, just in a different part of here. Linda can communicate with them. And if you believe, she can make you hear them, too — in the thin place, the fragile boundary between our world and the other one. With acuity and relentless curiosity, Lucas Hnath’s play transforms the theater into an intimate séance, crafting an unnerving testament to the power of the mind, which has a mind of its own.

By:
Lucas Hnath
Producer:
Playwrights Horizons
Director:
Les Waters
Lighting:
Mark Barton
Sound:
Christian Frederickson
Design:
Mimi Lien
Costume:
Oana Boatez
Cast list:
Randy Danson (as Linda), Kelly McAndrew (as Sylvia), Emily Cass McDonnell (as Hilda), and Triney Sandoval (as Jerry)
The Thin Place Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
November 22, 2019
Opening date: 
December 12, 2019
Closes: 
January 26, 2020
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7:30pm
Wednesday-7:30pm
Thursday-7:30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2pm7:30pm
Sunday2pm7pm

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Our The Thin Place Review

All theatrical roads are leading to Lucas Hnath these days. As if to celebrate, Mr. Hnath would like to mess with our minds. He pretty much says so in the program, quoting his director Les Waters as having first used the phrase and defining it thusly, “It’s the place where the line between this world and some other world is very thin.” Hnath made a note of the phrase, thinking it would make a... Read more