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Picnic

Closed February 24, 2013

William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout's Look Back in Anger, Seminar)

Why See Picnic?

William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning Picnic returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout's Look Back in Anger, Seminar).

On a balmy Labor Day in America's Heartland, a group of women are preparing for a picnic...but they'll have to lay a lot on the line before they can lay out the gingham tablecloths.

When a handsome young drifter named Hal arrives, his combination of uncouth manners and titillating charm sends the women reeling, especially the beautiful Madge. When Hal is forced out of town, Madge has to decide whether their fleeting encounter is worth changing the entire course of her life.

Sensual, passionate and delightfully funny, Picnic is a timeless American classic about the line between restraint and desire.
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Dates

Previews from: 14 December 2012

Opening night: 13 January 2013

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Cast

Reed Birney - Howard Bevans
Maggie Grace - Madge Owens
Elizabeth Marvel - Rosemary Sydney
Sebastian Stan - Hal Carter
Mare Winningham - Flo Owens
Ellen Burstyn - Helen Potts
Madeleine Martin - Millie Owens
Ben Rappaport - Alan Seymour
Cassie Beck - Christine Schoenwalder
Maddie Corman - Irma Kronkite
Chris Perfetti - Bomber

Creative

William Inge - Playwright
Sam Gold - Director
Darren Bagert ? Co-Producer
Martin Massman ? Co-Producer
Osheen Jones ? Assistant Director
Chase Brock ? Choreographer
Andrew Lieberman ? Set Designer
Christopher Morris ? Assistant Set Designer
David Zinn ? Costume Designer
Jane Cox ? Lighting Designer
Bradley King ? Assistant Lighting Designer
Jill BC DuBoff ? Sound Designer
Matt Hodges ? Production Props
Jill Cordle ? Stage Manager
Morgan R. Holbrook ? Assistant Stage Manage

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