New York City Center, 131 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

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Close Up Space

Closed January 22, 2012

With Michael Chernus and David Hyde Pierce.

Why See Close Up Space?

By Molly Smith Metzler
Directed by Leigh Silverman

with Michael Chernus and David Hyde Pierce.

Tony Award and four-time Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce (Accent on Youth, Curtains, "Frasier") brings his signature wit back to the MTC stage as Paul Barrow, an obsessive book editor on a major deadline. With an assistant who's been camping in the office (Michael Chernus), a famous author threatening to bail on him and an intern who is no help at all, Paul's just about had it! But when his fiery daughter shows up and lambasts him in Russian, Paul faces a glaring personal error that can't be corrected with red ink. Leigh Silverman (Well, In the Wake, From Up Here) returns to MTC to direct this funny and poignant new play about how hard it can be to communicate? in any language.

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Previews from: 1 December 2011

Opening night: 19 December 2011

Cast and Creative


Michael Chernus
David Hyde Pierce


Director - Leigh Silverman
Scenic Design - Todd Rosenthal
Costume Design - Emily Rebholz
Lighting Design - Matthew Frey
Author - Molly Smith Metzler


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