“Vividly funny. joyous, devastating, affecting, gorgeous…a breathing portrait.” – Ben Brantley, New York Times
“Fresh, engaging, moving, powerful. Gray’s words not only relate the story of his own life, they allow a new group of artists to reflect on what being alive can mean.” – Mark Blankenship, Variety
Stories Left to Tell catapults us into the hilarious and heartbreaking life and words of one of the most revered storytellers of our time. A five-person ensemble performs Spalding Gray’s legendary stories and monologues—interwoven with previously unpublished material from his letters and journals. As Backstage put it: “Gray was a funny funny man; this show is a gift.”
Starring Ain Gordon, Kathleen Chalfant, Hazelle Goodman, and Bob Holman
NIGHTLY GUEST STARS CONFIRMED:
Wed Jan 5 with Rich Kind / Fri Jan 7 with David Straithairn / Sun Jan 9 with Jonathan Ames / Tues Jan 11 with Whoopi Goldberg
Conceived and Directed by Kathleen Russo and Lucy Sexton
Gray developed may of his famed monologues at Performance Space 122 and it is still home to his signature desk. Gray developed and created Morning, Noon and Night, Gray on Gray and Interviewing the Audience at PS122, where he was working on Life Interrupted at the time of his death.
PRESENTED AS PART OF COIL 2011
THEATRE | DOWNSTAIRS at PS122
January 5,7,9 & 11, 2011
Wed, Jan 5 6:30PM / Fri, Jan 7 6:30PM / Sun, Jan 9 9:30PM / Tue, Jan 11 4:30PM
$30, $15 (students/seniors)
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