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Happy Birthday, Wanda June - Extended!
Gene Frankel Theater
New York, NY
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Wheelhouse Theater Company is currently remounting their production of Kurt Vonnegut's HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE at the Duke on 42nd Street, October 18th - November 29th, 2018. If you'd like to purchase tickets to this new production, please visit: dukeon42.org


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Happy Birthday, Wanda June - Extended!
*PLEASE NOTE* Due to the incredible demand for tickets, many performances have now sold out. If the performance of your choice is currently marked as sold out, there may be a minimal amount of tickets available for purchase at the door, as well as a waiting list. The Box Office opens 30 minutes before each performance.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE takes a searing and darkly comedic look at American culture through the brilliantly perverse lens of Kurt Vonnegut. After being presumed dead for eight years, respected war veteran and big game hunter, Harold Ryan, returns home and brings with him an old way of thinking, celebrating a Hemingway-esque machismo and American exceptionalism. Soon, Harold discovers that the society he returns to has made attempts to progress into a more modern, enlightened cultural narrative. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE is a dynamic and often hilarious meditation on toxic masculinity and a capitalistic America's failed attempts at progress cloaked in honor and morality. Simply put, and as the first few lines of the play state, this is a play about men who enjoy killing, and those who don't.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. is considered one of the most influential American novelists of the 20th Century and is best known for the novels "Cat's Cradle", "Slaughterhouse-Five" and "Breakfast of Champions." Vonnegut's first play, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE, had him named "Most Promising Playwright."

Cast members include Jason O'Connell*, Kate MacCluggage*, Finn Faulconer*, Craig Wesley Divino*, Kareem Lucas*, Matt Harrington*, and Charlotte Wise.

Directed by: Jeffrey Wise
Scenic Design: Brittany Vasta
Lighting Design: Drew Florida
Costume Design: Christopher Metzger
Sound Design: Mark Van Hare
Production Stage Manager: Tim Love*
General Management: Visceral Entertainment (Michael Chase Gosselin & Tim Sulka)
Press Representation: Daniel De Mello
Wheelhouse Theater Company Founders: Matt Harrington*, David Kenner, Michael Schantz, Jeffrey Wise

For patrons requiring special seating or wheelchair access, please email us at: contact@wheelhousetheater.org.

Running Time: 2 Hours 20 Minutes with one 10 Minute Intermission

* Denotes member of Actors' Equity Association.

Location

Gene Frankel Theater (View)
24 Bond Street
New York, NY 10012
United States


Categories

Arts > Theatre

Minimum Age: 14
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Wheelhouse Theater Company
On BPT Since: Feb 11, 2016
 
Wheelhouse Theater Company
contact@wheelhousetheater.org
wheelhouse.theater
 


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