It’s the final week to see Atlantic Theater Company’s stunning revival of multiple Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill’s landmark play Cloud Nine, directed by Obie Award winner James Macdonald. Cloud Nine began previews September 16, and has a limited run through Sunday, November 1, 2015 Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street). Click here to purchase tickets.
CLOUD NINE features Brooke Bloom (You Got Older), Sean Dugan (Next Fall), Lucy Owen (The Village Bike), Chris Perfetti (Picnic), John Sanders (Peter and the Starcatcher), Izzie Steele (What I Did Last Summer) and Clarke Thorell (Annie).
CLOUD NINE features scenic design by Dane Laffrey, costume design by Gabriel Berry, lighting design by Scott Zielinksi, sound design by Darron L West and casting by Telsey + Company.
Set in colonial Africa and 1979 London, Cloud Nine is about power, politics, family, Queen Victoria and sex. This timeless and bitingly funny modern classic has not been seen in a major New York production since 1981, when it ran for over two years.
What the critics are saying:
Critics’ Pick, Time Out New York
“A GLORIOUS REVIVAL! Ms. Churchill is ONE OF THE WISEST AND BRAVEST PLAYWRIGHTS ON THE PLANET! James Macdonald’s PHEROMONE-FRESH production features a DELICIOUSLY MUTABLE cast who feel utterly, emotionally in the moment! This compassionate, tough-loving production finds the ECSTASY, TRAGEDY, AND EXHILARATING MADNESS of what it means to be part of this eternal ball of confusion.”
– The New York Times
“VALIANT AND MEANINGFUL! SUPERBLY ACTED! As a cast, their chemistry and potential is UNDENIABLE! WHAT I’M SAYING IS GO!”
– The Huffington Post
“A SUPERB REVIVAL that has only grown FULLER, MEATIER, SADDER, FUNNIER, SEXIER, AND MORE PROVOCATIVE!
AN EXCELLENT CAST will haunt me as long as the original.”
– New York Magazine
“WONDERFULLY MOVING! A well-oiled ensemble! The play and performances WILL MAKE YOUR HEAD BUZZ!”
– NY Daily News
IMPECCABLY CAST AND DIRECTED! Nothing compares to the HEAD-SPINNING, GIDDY THRILLS and vertiginous goings-on in Churchill’s still-wonderful Cloud Nine! ELUSIVE, IMPORTANT, AND SERIOUSLY FUN!”
“CHURCHILL’S PLAY IS A SLICE OF THEATER HEAVEN!”
– Time Out New York
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