Roundabout Theatre Company presents the American Premiere of Nick Payne's IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET, directed by Michael Longhurst. If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet will feature Annie Funke as "Anna," Michelle Gomez as "Fiona," Jake Gyllenhaal as "Terry" and Brían F. O'Byrne as "George." Tickets for If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet go on sale today, Monday, July 23rd.
The design team includes Beowulf Boritt (Sets), Susan Hilferty (Costumes), Natasha Katz (Lights) and Obadiah Eaves (Original Music & Sound).
If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet will begin performances August 24, 2012 and officially open on September 20, 2012 at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre / Laura Pels Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a strictly limited engagement of 13-weeks through November 25, 2012.
Provocative, insightful and laced with fresh humor, If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet is an entertaining look at a regular family stuck somewhere between knowing what the problem is... and doing something about it.
Fifteen-year-old Anna's weight makes her a natural target for bullies. When her mom transfers Anna to the school where she teaches in order to protect her daughter, it only makes things worse. Anna's environmentalist dad, determined to finish his new book and save the planet, is no help at all. Just as Anna gets suspended for retaliating with a head-butt, her estranged uncle Terry arrives unannounced. A heartbroken drifter with the mouth of a sailor, Terry reaches out to Anna in a way that no one ever has. Their unexpected friendship sends her parents' rocky marriage into a tailspin as the whole family wonders, what--or who--really needs saving?
New plays are supported by Roundabout Leaders for New Works: Alec Baldwin, Linda L. D'Onofrio, Jodi Glucksman, Sylvia Golden, Caryn and James Magid, Laura Pels International Foundation for Theatre, Laura S. Rodgers, Mary and David Solomon / GS Gives, Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, Yolanda R. Turocy, Lori Uddenberg, Deborah and Thomas Wallace, and Xerox Foundation.
Tickets are available at www.roundabouttheatre.org, by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300 or at the Laura Pels Box Office (111 W46th St.). Tickets are $100.00.
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If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet will play Tuesday through Saturday evening at 7:30PM with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00PM.
The Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre reflects Roundabout's commitment to produce new works by established and emerging writers as well as revivals of classic plays. This state-of-the-art off-Broadway theatre and education complex is made possible by a major gift from The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. The Trust was created in 1986 by Harold Steinberg to promote and advance American Theatre as a vital part of our culture by supporting playwrights, encouraging the development and production of new work, and providing financial assistance to theatre companies across the country. Since its inception, the Trust has awarded over $45 million to more than 100 not-for-profit theatre organizations.
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