Good People Calendar Listing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2013
Performing Arts | Theater
Good People | Bay Area Premiere
Marin Theatre Company
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Tracy Young (of Oregon Shakespeare Festival)
August 22 – September 15, 2013
Opening Night: Tuesday, August 27
Previews: Thursday, August 22 - Sunday, August 25
Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat 8:00 pm
Wed 7:30 pm
Sun 7:00 pm
Matinees: Every Sun 2:00 pm | Sat 8/31 & 9/14, 2:00 pm | Thu 9/5, 1:00 pm
Check marintheatre.org or call the box office at (415) 388-5208 for exact performance dates and times.
Marin Theatre Company | 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941
“Enthralling, utterly gripping, remarkable” – Los Angeles Times
“Poignant, brave and subversive.” – New York Post
Margie has spent her whole life in South Boston and most of it down on her luck. But she's never had it this bad. A middle-aged single mother with a handicapped adult daughter at home, she is unemployed, facing eviction and cut off from opportunity in her insular working-class neighborhood. Or is she? When Margie discovers that a brief high school flame is now a successful doctor, she must decide whether or not to swallow her pride and seek his help – the help of this lace-curtain Irish who appears to have forgotten where he came from. Written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist of Rabbit Hole, this huge Broadway and nationwide hit is finally coming to the Bay Area.
2011 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award | Nominated for 2011 Tony Award for best play
Subscriptions on sale now for $120-306 | Single tickets go on sale July 2.
$37–$58, details below (discounts available for Seniors and those Under 30)
Previews: $37 all
Opening Night & Sat Evenings: $53 side | $58 center
Tues: $37| $42
Wed, Thu, Sun Evenings & Matinees: $42 | $47
Fri: $48 | $53
RUSH tickets: $20, available one hour prior to show, based on availability
Under 30: $20, all performances
Senior discounts: $4 off, all performances
Military personnel, their families & US veterans: $5 off, all performances, must show ID
For group sales, contact Julie Knight, (415) 388-5200, ext. 3302
“MTC Engaged” invites patrons to join MTC’s artistic staff, designers and casts in conversation. A member of MTC’s artistic staff (often with one or more members of the cast) hosts After Words, a Q&A talk back, after every performance, except Saturday matinees and evenings, and Opening and Closing Nights.
MTC Engaged Special Events:
• Theater Lecture Series at Mill Valley Public Library: FREE public lecture by MTC artistic staff, 375 Throckmorton Ave., 5/15, 7:30 p.m.
• Perspectives: pre-show topical lecture: Thu 6/6, 12:00 p.m.
Theater Lecture Series at the Larkspur, Belvedere-Tiburon and Novato Libraries TBA
“MTC All Access” strives to make theater accessible to all audiences. For visually impaired patrons, Large Print playbills are available at the box office at all performances, Digital playbills that are compatible with screen reader software are available online starting one week before the first performance of a production, and Braille playbills are available with two-weeks advance notice through partnership with LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. To request a Braille playbill, call MTC’s Box Office, (415) 388-5208, or use the California Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing “711.” For hearing impaired patrons, amplified sound Listening Devices are available.
marintheatre.org | (415) 388-5208 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1967, Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area’s premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our intimate 231-seat proscenium theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes at least one premiere each season, two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards and new play readings and workshops by the nation’s best emerging playwrights. Our numerous education programs serve more than 6,000 students from over 40 Bay Area schools each year. MTC in a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Sasha Hnatkovich, Communications Director
(415) 388-5200, ext. 3313 | email@example.com
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