Off-Broadway Comedy The Cocktail Hour from A.R. Gurney (Love Letters)
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The last date listed for The Cocktail Hour was Saturday December 14, 2013 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Boston University Theatre
- Full Price:
- $63.00 - $85.00
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- $31.50 - $42.50
Two years before his death in 2005, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson wrote and… More
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“_As a comedy of manners, Gurney’s play succeeds. If it’s martini-dry wit you crave, you’ll find it here.” —"_Boston Globe":http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2013/11/21/stage-review-the-cocktail-hour/PUJ0Z7ma802zAw8S2baoPN/story.html
“The Huntington and director Maria Aitken do terrific work behind Gurney.” —WBUR
The pre-dinner cocktail is a revered ritual in John’s parents’ elegant home, but when he returns to announce that he has written a play about them, their calm demeanor dissolves. As the martinis flow, so do the revelations and recriminations, both funny and poignant, in this heartfelt comedy about the ties that bind.
About the Ticket Supplier: Huntington Theatre Company
Recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine’s 2013 Best of Boston award, The Huntington Theatre Company is Boston’s leading professional theatre and one of the region’s premiere culture assets. Under the direction of Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso and in residence at Boston University, the Huntington creates seven new productions each season featuring world-class theatre artists from Boston and Broadway and the most promising new talent.