The Habit of Art: New Play by Alan Bennett (The History Boys)
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The last date listed for The Habit of Art was Sunday October 30, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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Amy Herzog's latest play follows a young, hip expat couple living in Belleville, a trendy Parisian neighborhood. But beneath the surface of Zack and Abby's enviable life, unrest simmers. When Abby returns home early one afternoon, she uncovers a few seemingly inconsequential surprises. These surprises continue to multiply -- as the stakes quietly but inexorably rise -- until the survival of everything and everyone teeters on the brink. Hailed by The New York Times as "thrillingly good," this chilling psychological drama asks unsettling questions about whether you can ever really "know" another person. Now David Muse directs an exciting new production at Studio Theatre. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
“A production so polished that it could open on Broadway as is.” -The Wall Street Journal
“Bennett’s humor is learned and gentle.” -The Washington Post
“An extraordinarily funny, deeply revealing look at the creation of theater from start to finish.” -Washingtonian
“You’ll have a grand time.” -_Washington City Paper _
“The Habit of Art is both entertaining and profound.” -_Washington Examiner _
“Stellar performances, spot-on direction, a swift pace, and frequent laughs.” -MD Theatre Guide
“[Ted van Griethuysen and Paxton Whitehead] are just terrific.” —WETA
Alan Bennett was born in Leeds and studied at Exeter College, Oxford. He co-wrote and starred in the satirical review_ Beyond the Fringe_, along with Dudley Moore, Peter Cook and Jonathan Miller, at the Edinburgh Festival in 1960. Later the show traveled to the West End and to New York. After this, he started writing for the stage, and later, plays for television. To date he has been actor, director, broadcaster, and written for stage, television, radio and film. His first stage play was Forty Years On (1969). Other well-known stage plays include Kafka’s Dick (1987), Single Spies (1988), Talking Heads (1998), The Madness of George III (1992), The History Boys (2004), and The Habit of Art (2009).