Tony winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The American Plan) and MTC begin their 10th collaboration with the world-premiere production of The Assembled Parties. MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (Wit, Collected Stories) directs the stellar cast that includes Tony nominee Jessica Hecht (A View from the Bridge, Harvey) and Tony and 2-time Emmy winner Judith Light (Other Desert Cities, Lombardi).
The Assembled Parties welcomes us to the world of the Bascovs, an Upper West Side Jewish family in 1980. In a sprawling Central Park West apartment, former movie star Julie Bascov and her sister-in-law Faye bring their families together for their traditional holiday dinner. But tonight, things are not usual. A houseguest has joined the festivities for the first time and he unwittingly - or perhaps by design - insinuates himself into the family drama. Twenty years later, as 2001 approaches, the Bascovs‘ seemingly picture-perfect life may be about to crumble. A stunning new play infused with humor, The Assembled Parties is an incisive portrait of a family grasping for stability at the dawn of a new millennium.
Jessica Hecht, Judith Light, Jeremy Shamos, Mark Blum, Lauren Blumenfeld, Alex Dreier, Jake Silbermann, Jonathan Walker
Author: Richard Greenberg
Director: Lynne Meadow
Producer: Manhattan Theatre Club
Press Agent: Boneau / Bryan-Brown
Nominated for 3 Tony Awards
- Best Play
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play - Judith Light
- Best Scenic Design of a Play - Santo Loquasto
Nominated for 4 Drama Desk Awards
- Outstanding Play
- Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play - Judith Light - Winner!
- Outstanding Director of a Play - Lynne Meadow
- Outstanding Set Design - Santo Loquasto
Nominated for 1 Outer Critics Circle Award
- Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play - Judith Light
A Comfortable Fit, Gracefully Worn
In The Assembled Parties, Jessica Hecht is playing a role the playwright Richard Greenberg wrote with her in mind.
Talking Talent: Judith Light
The Emmy and Tony award-winning actress talks about her latest role in Richard Greenberg’s Broadway play, The Assembled Parties.