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240 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Ended 6 Aug 2006 after 6 months
A downtown hit two seasons ago, the show is Ms. Jones's sweet-spirited valentine to New York City
Charles Isherwood, New York Times
Ten characters explore issues of assimilation in modern urban America, putting the New York melting pot to the test.
Bridge & Tunnel is the story of the American Dream as seen through the personas of fourteen characters, each with a distinct voice. A charismatic male Pakistani accountant, a Chinese mother adjusting to her daughter's alternative lifestyle, and a young Latina with a quick wit and an even faster tongue are but a few of Jones's gallery of characters. This chorus of voices emanates from the reaches of New York's boroughs with origins far beyond the city's limits.
When reviewing the successful off-Broadway incaration of the show, Broadway.com critic William Stevenson said: "In her bracingly funny new solo show, Sarah Jones is a one-woman melting pot. With dazzling virtuosity, she vividly brings to life 14 characters of various ethnicities in a brisk 90 minutes. Although Jones isn't completely unknown (her fans include Meryl Streep, who is 'presenting' this production with the Culture Project), Bridge & Tunnel announces her as a major theatrical talent."
Previews from : 13th January 2006
Opened : 26th January 2006
Closed : 6th August 2006
Audience: Bridge & Tunnel may be inappropriate for children aged 16 and under. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Helen Hayes Theater.
Run time: 90 minutes no intermission
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Opening night: 13 January 2006
Closing night: 6 August 2006
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