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Closed December 9, 2018

Michael C Hall Turns Nothingness Into High Art

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Lucille Lortel and Obie Award winner, Will Eno returns to the Signature Theatre this October as he presents his Pulitzer Prize Finalist monologue, Thom Pain (based on nothing), starring Emmy nominee and stage alum Michael C. Hall!

The production has been previously dubbed as a "small masterpiece" (The New York Times) and "one of the best monologues I've ever seen" (The Guardian). Directed by Oliver Butler this legacy production of Thom Pain (based on nothing) tells the story on one man's quest to save his own life, or at least make it one worth dying for.

Will Eno and Michael C. Hall

An Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner for his turns in Dexter and Six Feet Under, Michael C. Hall returns to the stage in this one man show. Hall's previous theatre credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Lazarus, Cabaret, Chicago and Skylight. This production marks the return of Will Eno to the Signature Theatre, after being the first playwright to complete the Center's Residency 5 Program. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Drama Desk Award-Winner, Lucille Lortel Award-Winner and Obie Award-Winner, Will Eno is setting out to be one of the greatest playwrights of the era.

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Previews from: 23 October 2018

Opening night: 11 November 2018

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