Performances begin September 10 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater for the Manhattan Theater Club’s Broadway premiere The height of the storm by Tony-nominated French writer Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton. Jonathan Kent directs the drama, which arrives in the US after an acclaimed London run, with Olivier and Tony winner Jonathan Pryce and three-time Olivier Award winner Eileen Atkins reprising their lead roles.
Lucy Cohu, Amanda Drew, James Hillier and Lisa O’Hare join them on Broadway.
In The Height of the Storm, which officially opens on September 24, André and Madeleine spent 50 years married, until their life together began to unravel and their romantic relationship faced the inevitable change.
The Broadway production features stage and costume design by Anthony Ward, lighting design by Hugh Vanstone, sound design by Paul Groothuis, and music by Gary Yershon.