Reflecting Playwrights Horizons' ongoing commitment to making its productions more affordable to younger audiences, the theater company will offer HOTtix, $25 rush tickets, subject to availability, day of performance only, starting one hour before showtime to patrons aged 30 and under. Proof of age required. One ticket per person, per purchase. STUDENT RUSH, $15 rush tickets, subject to availability, day of performance only, starting one hour before curtain to full-time graduate and undergraduate students. One ticket per person, per purchase. Valid student ID required.
LIVEforFIVE, HOTtix and STUDENT RUSH are some of Playwrights Horizons' popular Arts Access initiatives, which allow the institution to reach out to those who may not be able to afford the cost of a full-price theater ticket. This program is supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and The McGraw-Hill Companies.
A special open captioned performance of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN for theatergoers who are deaf and hard of hearing will be held on the Saturday, June 2 matinee at 2:30 PM. Funding for this program is provided, in part, by the Theodore H. Barth Foundation and the Theatre Development Fund's TAP Plus program in cooperation with the New York State Council on the Arts.
In addition, special Post-Performance Discussions with members of the creative team will take place immediately after the following three performances: Wednesday evening, May 23 at 8PM; Tuesday evening, May 29 at 7PM; and Friday evening, June 1 at 8PM.
Generous support for RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN was provided by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation and the Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater.
RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN is the recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Plays award.
Playwrights Horizons' season productions are generously supported in part by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Playwrights Horizons is supported in part by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. In addition, Playwrights Horizons receives major support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Time Warner Inc., the Charina Endowment Fund and the Peter Jay Sharp Foundation.
RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN is the final production of Playwrights Horizons' 2011/2012 Season. The 2012/2013 season will launch in August 2012 with the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist DETROIT, a new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour, directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman; followed by THE WHALE, the New York premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Davis McCallum; THE GREAT GOD PAN, the World Premiere of a new play by Amy Herzog, directed by Carolyn Cantor; THE FLICK, the World Premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Annie Baker, directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold; THE CALL, the World Premiere of a new play by Tanya Barfield, directed by Obie Award winner Leigh Silverman; and FAR FROM HEAVEN, the World Premiere of a new musical featuring a book by Tony Award winner & two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg, music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel, lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie and directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, based on the 2002 Focus Features / Vulcan Productions motion picture Far From Heaven, written and directed by Todd Haynes.
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