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Heisenberg

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Closed December 11, 2016

"An explosive pairing of actors... Ms. Parker is giving her best stage performance since her Tony-winning turn as the hallucination-prone math genius in 'Proof', 16 years ago."

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Why See Heisenberg?

Broadway Transfer

Manhattan Theatre Club's Heisenberg moves to the main stem after its acclaimed Off-Broadway run last year. It's the second Broadway production of a work by British playwright Simon Stephens, the man responsible for the stunning, five-time Tony winning adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. Heisenberg tells the story of a bizarre, out-of-the-blue act that has life-changing repercussions for the two people involved.

Reprising their roles in this intelligent two-hander are Emmy and Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds, Proof) and Dennis Arndt (Basic Instinct, Grey's Anatomy), while Mark Brokaw once again directs.

WHAT IS HEISENBERG ABOUT?

It's just another day on a crowded London train platform but something out of the ordinary is about to happen. A woman named Clare approaches a much older man named Alex, whom she's never met before, and kisses him. This surprising moment sets in motion a series of events which will change both Clare and Alex forever.

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Dates

Previews from: 20 September 2016

Opening night: 13 October 2016

Audience

Suitable for audiences aged 12 and upwards

Run time

80 minutes without intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Mary-Louise Parker as Clare
Dennis Arndt as Alex

Creative

Written by Simon Stephens
Directed by Mark Brokaw
Scenic design by Mark Wendland
Costume Design by Michael Krass
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Sound Design by David Van Tieghem
Dialect Consultant, Stephen Gabis
Choreography by Sam Pinkleton

What we thought

MESMERIZING Penetrating bold

Mark Brokaw (Director) has done an outstanding job guiding these two artistic talents.

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