Two couples invite a young polyamorous woman to a dinner party in this new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl.
The Off-Broadway production of How to transcend a happy marriage closed May 7, 2017. For current Off-Broadway show listings and tickets, please click here.
From the producers: At a dinner party in the wilds of New Jersey, George and her husband talk with a fellow married couple about a younger acquaintanc - a polyamorous woman who also hunts her own meat. Fascinated, they invite this mysterious woman and her two live-in boyfriends to a New Year's Eve party which alters the course of their lives.
Two of author Sarah Ruhl plays have been finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama — "The Clean House" in 2004) and "In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)" in 2009. Her other works include "Eurydice," "Passion Play" and "Dead Man's Cell Phone."
"How to transcend a happy marriage" stars Tony Award winner Lena Hall (Kinky Boots," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch") and Oscar winner Marisa Tomei ("The Realistic Joneses"). Rounding out the cast are Brian Hutchison, David McElwee, Naian González Norvind, Omar Metwally, Austin Smith and Robin Weigert.
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