Exit The King: Tickets are now on sale to the general public
Tickets are now on sale to the general public for the Broadway production of Eugene Ionescoï¿½s Exit The King, starring the previously announced Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon, starring Geoffrey Rush, Susan Sarandon, Lauren Ambrose and Andrea Martin
Translated by Neil Armfield and Geoffrey Rush and directed by Neil Armfield, Exit The King will open at the Barrymore Theatre on 26 Mar 2009, following previews from 7 Mar 2009. This limited engagement will run for 14 weeks only, through to 14 Jun 2009 2009.
In Exit The King, the heaters arenï¿½t working, the sun wonï¿½t rise, the throne roomï¿½s filthy and thereï¿½s a great big crack opening up in the wall. Queen Marguerite is making preparations for the inevitable, but Queen Marie refuses to accept itï¿½s time. Yet the signs are unmistakeable: King Berenger is dying. And heï¿½s not going to go gracefully.
Geoffrey Rush led a critically-acclaimed production of Exit The King, directed by Neil Armfield and produced by The Company B and Malthouse Theatre at the CUB Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne, Australia on 28 Mar 2007, and at Belvoir Street Theatre in Sydney, Australia on 13 Jun 2007.
The show opened to excellent reviews: "Magnificent Production... the adaptability and ease of Rush's performance is staggering" (Sydney Morning Herald); "Rush... is extraordinary at every turn... a landmark production in the history of theatre in this country" (Financial Review); "Nothing can be faulted - this is a triumph." (Australian Stage); "A production that's triumphant on many levels." (Variety).
Exit The King will be produced on Broadway by Stuart Thompson, Robert Fox, Howard Panter, Tulchin/Bartner, Scott Rudin and The Shubert Organization.
The design team for Exit The King includes Dale Ferguson (Set & Costume), Damien Cooper (Lighting), Russell Goldsmith (Sound). John Rodgers is the Composer.
Further casting is still to be announced soon.
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