Linda Vista at Hayes Theater tickets
Linda Vista at Hayes Theater tickets

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About the show

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts makes a triumphant return to Broadway with Linda Vista. Applying his razor-sharp pen to one man’s brutally humorous mid-life crisis, Letts’ play is set to open at the Hayes Theater.

Wheeler has officially reached middle age. With 50 years, a divorce, and a lacklustre job to his name, things have to change. He moves out of his ex-wife’s garage into a place of his own, ready to embrace a new start… but things aren’t that simple. As he navigates a mid-life crisis, a strange new dating scene, and keeping up with old friends, Wheeler faces one hell of a challenge: to square the man he is with the one he wants to become.

Casting for Linda Vista on Broadway includes Ian Barford as Wheeler. A long-time collaborator of Tracy Letts’, he originated the roles of Little Charles in August: Osage County and Ray in Mary Page Marlowe. On Broadway, he is known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime.

Barford is joined by Sally Murphy (August: Osage County, Caroline Neff (The Flick), Chantal Thuy (The Seagull) and Jim True-Frost (HBO’s The Wire).

Playwright Letts is best known for the multi-award-winning August: Osage County, which was adapted into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Ewan McGregor. As an actor, he won a Tony Award for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 2013.

His latest work is directed by Dexter Bullard, with scenic design by Tony Award winner Todd Rosenthal (The Motherf**ker With the Hat), costume design by Lura Bauer and lighting by Marcus Doshi.

Combining playwright Letts’ keen eye for interpersonal relationships and points of transition with a stellar cast, Linda Vista at the Hayes Theater begins previews on September 19 2019, with opening night set for October 10.

Recommended for

Fans of Tracy Letts’ previous playwrighting efforts should secure tickets for Linda Vista so they can judge for themselves whether this is his best work yet.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 16+

Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes (including intermission)
Opened: 19 Sep 2019
Press night: 10 Oct 2019
Booking from: 19 Sep 2019
Booking until: 10 Nov 2019

Location and map

Hayes Theater
240 W 44th Street
New York, 10036

5 Reviews Add review

The acting was good and there were some very funny lines. There is full nudity and simulated sex, so I think it's good to go in there... More

amys6 49 reviews, 0 helpful votes

denisel5 47 reviews, 0 helpful votes

A lovely, funny, and often powerful story. There's a great Arch to the characters and it speaks a lot to the current issues. Another... More

bradleyl 19 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Tracey Letts is a good story teller. The writing is strong and the acting is good.

amys6 49 reviews, 0 helpful votes

kristopherkaye 33 reviews, 0 helpful votes