Almost an Evening, by Ethan Coen, sold out before previews begin

Atlantic Theater Company�s world premiere production of Academy Award winning film maker Ethan Coen�s Almost an Evening, is sold out prior to previews beginning this evening (9 Jan 2008).

Almost an Evening, three short plays by Ethan Coen, opens at Atlantic Stage Two on 22 Jan 2008, following previews from 9 Jan and is running through to 10 Feb 2008.

Almost an Evening: Three short plays unsuccessfully tackle important questions. In Waiting, someone waits somewhere for quite some time. In Four Benches, a voyage to self-discovery takes a British intelligence agent to steam baths in New York and Texas, and to park benches in the U.S. and U.K. In Debate, cosmic questions are taken up. Not much is learned.

Directed by Neil Pepe, Almost an Evening features F. Murray Abraham, Jonathan Cake, J.R. Horne, Jordan Lage, Mark Linn-Baker, Elizabeth Marvel, Mary McCann, Del Pentecost and Joey Slotnick.

The creative team features Riccardo Hernandez (sets), Ilona Somogyi (costumes), Don Holder (lighting) and Eric Shim (sound).

Academy Award winning film maker Ethan Coen makes his Off-Broadway debut as a playwright with his production of short plays at Atlantic. He has made thirteen movies with his brother Joel, including the Academy Award winning 'Fargo'; 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?'; 'Raising Arizona'; 'Barton Fink'; 'The Hudsucker Proxy' and 'The Big Lebowski.' His most recent film, an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's 'No Country for Old Men', is now in wide release nationwide.

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