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The Assembled Parties

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Closed July 28, 2013

"In a word - charming"

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Why See The Assembled Parties?

It is 1980 in a sprawling Central Park West apartment, home to the former movie star Julie Bascov and her sister-in-law Faye who are bringing their families together for their traditional holiday dinner.  But tonight things are not as usual. 

A houseguest has joined the festivities for the first time and he unwittingly - or perhaps by design - insinuates himself into the family drama.

Twenty years later, as 2001 approaches, the Bascovs' picture-perfect life may be about to crumble.

The Assembled Parties scooped up the Tony Award for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play" for Judith Light. In total, it received three Tony Award nominations, including Best Play and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for Judith Light's role as Faye.

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Dates

Previews from: 21 March 2013

Opening night: 17 April 2013

Audience

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Run time

Two hours and 30 minutes, which includes one 15-minute intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Jessica Hecht as Julie
Judith Light as Faye
Jeremy Shamos as Jeff (until 7/7/2013)
Remy Auberjonois as Jeff (from 7/9 onwards)
Mark Blum as Mort
Lauren Blumenfeld as Shelley
Alex Dreier as Timmy
Jake Silbermann as Scotty/Tim
Jonathan Walker as Ben
Gabriel Sloyer as Voice of Hector
Tony Carlin as Ben

Creative

Lynne Meadow (Direction)
Santo Loquasto (Scenic Design)
Jane Greenwood (Costume Design)
Peter Kaczorowski (Lighting Design)
Obadiah Eaves (Original Music and Sound Design)
Written by: Richard Greenberg

Awards

2013 Tony Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play - Judith Light

What you thought

6 reviews, average rating: (3.6 Stars)

3.5 star rating

Pamela: “Beautiful, Excellent, Go See It”

My spouse and I went to see The Assembled Parties on a Friday night and... more

Anonymous: “A Little West Side Dysfunction is a Wonderful Thing!”

Laughter, tears, comedy, tragedy - this wonderful play had it all, and... more

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