Tickets on Sale Today for Broadway Bound “Eclipsed” Starring Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o
Rick Miramontez / Jaron Caldwell
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY FOR
BROADWAY BOUND LIMITED ENGAGEMENT OF
“ E C L I P S E D”
STARRING ACADEMY AWARD WINNER
PREVIEWS BEGIN FEBRUARY 23
OPENING NIGHT SET FOR MARCH 6, 2016
AT THE GOLDEN THEATRE
New York, NY (November 2, 2015) – Tickets go on sale today to the general public for the Broadway bound acclaimed new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, directed by Liesl Tommy. Following a sold-out run at The Public Theater, Eclipsed will begin previews on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, with opening night set for March 6, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o will reprise her role on Broadway for this strictly limited engagement.
Tickets are available by visiting Telecharge.com.
This stunning, deeply moving new American play by award-winning Zimbabwean-American Playwright/Actress, Danai Gurira (co-author of In the Continuum and Michonne on AMC’s hit series “The Walking Dead”) features Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) returning to the stage. Amid the chaos of the Liberian Civil War, the captive wives of a rebel officer band together to form a fragile community – until the balance of their lives is upset by the arrival of a new girl. Drawing on
reserves of wit and compassion, Eclipsed reveals distinct women who must discover their own means of survival in this deeply felt portrait of women finding and testing their own strength in a hostile world of horrors not of their own making. South African born Liesl Tommy (Appropriate and The Public’s The Good Negro) directs this magnificent story of survival and resilience.
Eclipsed is produced on Broadway by Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, Paula Marie Black, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Willette Klausner, Michael Magers and The Public Theater.
Complete cast, creative, and additional information for Eclipsed on Broadway will be announced shortly.
“Shattering. A riveting, superbly acted production with terrific roles for five women. Lupita Nyong’o’s tremendously accomplished performance cuts to the bone. The superlative performances from all five actors, under Liesl Tommy’s sensitive direction, draws us deeply into the lives of the women. Danai Gurira’s Eclipsed flickers with glimmers of light, humanity and hope.”
(Charles Isherwood, New York Times)
“Mesmerizing and unmissable.”
(Jesse Green, New York Magazine)
“A searing drama superbly directed by Liesl Tommy and powerfully acted by a strong ensemble led by Oscar-winning Lupita Nyong’o.”
(Marilyn Stasio, Variety)
“Eclipsed pulls us into and holds us captive in a vivid world rendered with unflinching honesty, delicate poignancy and surprising humor.”
(David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter)