Atlantic Theater Company is presenting the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan’s latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. HOLD ON TO ME DARLING will feature Adelaide Clemens (“Rectify”), Tony Award nominee Jonathan Hogan (As Is), Jenn Lyon (Fish in the Dark), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi), Emmy Award nominee Timothy Olyphant (“Justified”) and C.J. Wilson (Bronx Bombers).
HOLD ON TO ME DARLING will begin previews Wednesday, February 24, officially open Monday, March 14 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, April 3, 2016 Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street).
On learning of his mother’s death, world famous country and western star Strings McCrane (Olyphant) begins questioning the meaning of his life and what it all adds up to. Determined to abandon his celebrity and career, he moves back to his hometown in Tennessee. It doesn’t go well. This compelling new play from acclaimed playwright Kenneth Lonergan examines the costs of fame, fortune and narcissism in pursuit of the American Dream.
HOLD ON TO ME DARLING will feature scenic design by Walt Spangler, costume design by Suttirat Larlarb, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, sound design by David Van Tieghem, dialects by Stephen Gabis and casting by Telsey + Company.
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