Set just after the gruesome climax of Shakespeare’s early tragedy, the play follows two servants charged with cleaning up the bodies. In the wake of a civil war, the Roman Empire has fallen and the country has been seized by madmen. It’s only 400 BC, but to Gary, it feels like the world is ending.
Nathan Lane returns to Broadway as Gary. His previous credits include a Tony Award-winning turn in Angels in America at London’s National Theatre and New York’s Neil Simon Theatre, and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. He is joined by Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter, You Can’t Take It With You) as Janice and Tony Award winner Julie White (The Little Dog Laughed).
Gary is written by Taylor Mac, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow whose previous work includes A 24-Decade History of Popular Music and Hir. It is directed by George C. Wolfe (The Iceman Cometh) and the creative team also includes four-time Tony Award winning scenic designer Santo Loquasto and Academy Award winning costumer designer Ann Roth.
Featuring an exciting collaboration between England’s greatest playwright and some of America’s most unique creatives, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus at the Booth Theatre is unlike anything else on Broadway this year.
Recommended forFans of Shakespeare should definitely secure tickets to Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, which will make you see the original play in a new light. With a cast headed by Nathan Lane, this is also perfect for theatergoers who want to watch excellent actors in experimental new work.
Age Recommendations: TBC