The Low Road

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THE LOW ROAD

Anspacher Theater

February 13 - April 8, 2018

This production contains nudity, strobe effects, recorded gunshots, loud bursts of sound, open flame, and haze.

This production is approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes with one intermission. 

Tickets start at $90, plus fees

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★★★★★! BRUCE NORRIS SKEWERS CAPITALISM AND ITS DISCONTENTS IN AN EPIC DARK COMEDY – Time Out New York

SUCH IS THE SHEER THEATRICAL VERVE OF MICHAEL GREIF'S PRODUCTION – WHICH FEATURES ONE OF THE LIVELIEST, LARGEST & BUSIEST CASTS TO BE FOUND OFF-BROADWAY – The New York Times

From Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park, The Pain and the Itch) comes an epic play, featuring seventeen actors in fifty roles, examining the basic beliefs upon which we’ve built our economy and our country.

Set in the 18th century, this wild new work imagines America’s first laissez-faire capitalist, a young man inspired by a chance encounter with Adam Smith to put his faith in the free market. But his path to riches becomes inextricably entangled with that of an educated slave, a man who knows from experience that one person's profit is another’s loss, in this parable about the true cost of inequality. 

Four-time Tony nominee and three-time Obie winner Michael Greif (Dear Evan Hansen, Next to Normal, Dogeaters) directs this richly imaginative, riotously funny new play about the imaginary lines between exploitation and opportunity.

Tessa Albertson

Tessa Albertson

Max Baker

Max Baker

Kevin Chamberlin

Kevin Chamberlin

Daniel Davis

Daniel Davis

Crystal A. Dickinson

Crystal A. Dickinson

Gopal Divan

Gopal Divan

Harriet Harris

Harriet Harris

Jack Hatcher

Jack Hatcher

Chukwudi Iwuji

Chukwudi Iwuji

Johnny Newcomb

Johnny Newcomb

Chris Perfetti

Chris Perfetti

Susannah Perkins

Susannah Perkins

Richard Poe

Richard Poe

Dave Quay

Dave Quay

Aaron Michael Ray

Aaron Michael Ray

Joseph Soeder

Joseph Soeder

Danny Wolohan

Danny Wolohan

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American Premiere
THE LOW ROAD

Written by Bruce Norris
Directed by Michael Greif

Featuring Tessa AlbertsonMax BakerKevin ChamberlinDaniel DavisCrystal A. DickinsonGopal DivanHarriet HarrisJack HatcherChukwudi IwujiJohnny NewcombChris PerfettiSusannah PerkinsRichard PoeDave QuayAaron Ray, Joseph Soeder, and Danny Wolohan

 

Scenic Design by David Korins
Costume Design by Emily Rebholz
Lighting Design by Ben Stanton
Sound Design by Matt Tierney
Wig, Hair & Makeup Design by J. Jared Janas and Dave Bova
Composer: Mark Bennett
Music Coordinator: Wayne Barker

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 Artist Talkbacks- Members of the cast and creative team will take questions from the audience about the show and their process

 Speaker Series- a 20-to-30 minute panel discussion after the performance with experts discussing a topic from the show

 Audience Conversations- Members of The Public’s artists staff lead the audience in a conversation with each other about the show and its themes and ideas

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