The Height of the Storm

The Height of the Storm will begin previews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 prior to a Tuesday, September 24, 2019 opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Contact: Chris Boneau / Amy Kass / Melissa Cohen / Michelle Farabaugh

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Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to present the American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day’s Journey into Night), starring two-time Olivier and Tony Award Winner Jonathan Pryce (Miss Saigon, “Game of Thrones”& three-time Olivier Award Winner Eileen Atkins (Doubt, The Retreat From Moscow).

For 50 years the lives of André and Madeleine have been filled with the everyday pleasures and unfathomable mysteries of an enduring marriage, until suddenly their life together begins to unravel, and this loving relationship is faced with the inevitability of change. Jonathan Kent (Long Day’s Journey into Night) directs this thrilling production The Times of London declares “a deeply moving new play that takes us to the edge of what it is to love.”

Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks.

Direct from a lauded run in London, the critically acclaimed production will be produced by Manhattan Theatre Club with Simon Friend, Mark Goucher, Howard Panter and Scott Landis.

The creative team for The Height of the Storm will include Anthony Ward (scenic and costume design), Hugh Vanstone (lighting design), Paul Groothuis (sound design), and Gary Yershon (composer).