I cannot thank you enough for our wonderful brunch date this morning. Our intention was to talk about the production of A Civil War Christmas, which is currently in previews at New York Theatre Workshop (and opens December 4th), but because you are a rare and special theater deity, we covered so much more.
In the 42 years since Mabou Miness founding in 1970, Lee Breuer has directed some of the most seminal pieces of the American avant-garde, including adaptations of Becketts Play, Come and Go, and The Lost Ones, The Gospel at Colonus, Mabou Mines Lear, Peter and Wendy, Mabou Mines DollHouse, and groundbreaking, international productions such as Comedie-Francaises Un Tramway Nommé Désir.
Seth Numrich currently stars in Golden Boy, Lincoln Center Theaters Broadway revival of Clifford Odetss Depression-era drama. I loved playing Seths little sister earlier this year at the Rattlestick in Daniel Talbotts Yosemite, so I sat down with him to find out more about what hes thinking as he heads into previews.
My mother firmly believes that you dont really know who you are, as a person, until your mid-30s.