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DEUCE

Ended 19 Aug 2007 after 4 months

When an actress, no matter her age, convincingly conveys that appetite for life, an audience repays her with similarly voracious attention.

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Closed 19 Aug 2007

Stage legends Angela Lansbury and Marian Seldes team up in this warmly funny and unexpectedly touching new play by Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Love! Valour! Compassion!).

Deuce tells the story of the reunion of two retired women tennis players who once made up a championship doubles team. When they meet again at the U.S. Open, the women - now at the end of their lives - find themselves trying to make sense of the professional partnership that brought them to the top of the sports world in their youth.

The pairing of four-time Tony winner Lansbury, who was last seen on Broadway more than 25 years ago, and Tony winner Seldes, a mainstay both on and off Broadway, makes Deuce one of the season's most anticipated theatrical events.

Directed by two-time Tony winner Michael Blakemore (Kiss Me Kate, Copenhagen).

In the winter of their lives, two former tennis players try to make sense of the partnership that took them to the top of their game.

Dates
Previews started : 11th April 2007
Opened : 6th May 2007
Limited engagement until : 19th August 2007

Audience:  Deuce  is suitable for children aged 12 and over.  Children under 5 years of age will not be admitted to the Music Box Theater

Run time:  1 hour 40 minutes with no intermission

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Dates

Opening night: 11 April 2007

Closing night: 19 August 2007

What You Say

4 reviews, average rating: (3.9 Stars)

Christine Fredrickson: “Two (Duce) All Time Greats, Not To Be Missed.”

If you choose to see this play, you will not be disappointed. The acting w... more

SJ: “A Delight”

If you have the chance to see this play, grab it. Of course, a major plus i... more

J Blumenthal: “Tears For Tennis?”

I never thought a play focussed on tennis would make me weep, but with it... more

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