On the Shore of the Wide World

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to present the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens’ (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).

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On the Shore of the Wide World will feature Tony Award winner Blair Brown (Copenhagen), Odiseas Georgiadis (All We Had), Peter Maloney (Dying For It), Mary McCann (Bluebird, Harper Regan), LeRoy McClain (Cymbeline), Tedra Millan (Present Laughter), Ben Rosenfield (“Twin Peaks,” Love, Love, Love), Luke Slattery (“The Family”), C.J. Wilson (Hold on to Me Darling) and Amelia Workman (The Layover).

Something is about to happen that will change one family forever. Set over the course of nine months, On the Shore of the Wide World is a play about love, family, Roy Keane and the size of the galaxy.

On the Shore of the Wide World will begin previews on Wednesday, August 23, officially open Tuesday, September 12 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, October 8, 2017, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street).

Tony and Olivier Award winning playwright Simon Stephens returns to Atlantic following the critically acclaimed productions of his plays Harper Regan and Bluebird. His adaptation of Mark Haddon's novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ran for two years on Broadway and won the Tony Award for Best New Play.

Director Neil Pepe most recently directed the world premieres of David Mamet’s The Penitent, George Brant’s Marie and Rosetta and Kenneth Lonergan’s Hold on to Me Darling. Broadway credits include the musical Hands on a Hardbody, the acclaimed revival of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow and A Life in the Theatre.