If a Show Played Off-Broadway for Years, Is its Broadway Bow a "Revival"?
05 Sep 2015
When the 2014 Tony Award nominations were announced, the hit musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch was placed in the category of Best Revival, even though the production was playing Broadway for the first time. What factors into these decisions, and how will the upcoming Broadway bow of Dames at Sea be considered?
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.