The Habit Of Art (Off-Broadway, 59E59 Theater A, 2023) | Playbill

The Habit Of Art



Benjamin Britten, sailing uncomfortably close to the wind with his new opera, Death in Venice, seeks advice from his former collaborator and friend, W.H. Auden. During this imagined meeting, their first for twenty-five years, they are observed and interrupted by, amongst others, their future biographer and a young man from the local bus station.

Directed by Philip Franks

Cast Includes Matthew Kelly, Stephen Boxer, Benjamin Chandler, Jessica Dennis, Robert Mountford, Veronica Roberts, John Wark

  • Running Time: 1 hour 55 minutes, including intermission
  • playwright: Alan Bennett

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