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The Farnsworth Invention Tickets

Music Box Theatre

239 West 45th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

The Farnsworth Invention Summary

It’s 1929. Two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called “television.” Separated by two thousand miles, each knows that if he stops working, even for a moment, the other will gain the edge. Who will unlock the key to the greatest innovation of the 20th century: the ruthless media mogul, or the self-taught Idaho farm boy?

Tony Award-nominee Hank Azaria (Spamalot, The Simpsons) stars as David Sarnoff, and Jimmi Simpson (The Rainmaker) stars as Philo T. Farnsworth in The Farnsworth Invention, a new American play written by Emmy Award-winner Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men, The West Wing) and directed by Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys).

The Farnsworth Invention Cast Members:

Hank Azaria and Jimmi Simpson with Nadia Bowers, Kyle Fabel, Maurice Godin, Adam Grupper, Christian McCarthy Johansen , Aaron Krohn, Kate MacCluggage, Bruce McKenzie, Malcom Morano, Spencer Moses, Michael Mulheren, Jim Ortlieb, Michael Pemberton, Javier Picayo, Katharine Powell, Steve Rosen, James Sutorius, Margot White, Alexandra Wilson, William Youmans

The Farnsworth Invention Creative Team

Author: Aaron Sorkin
Director: Des MacAnuff
Producer: Dodger Dramatic Production, Inc.
Press Agent: Boneau / Bryan-Brown

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The Farnsworth Invention Quick Facts

Running Time:

Approximately 2 hours, including one 15 minute intermission

Tickets Starting At:

Audience :

Recommended for 12 + (Adult language.)
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
October 15, 2007 December 3, 2007

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm (When there is a 1pm matinee, opens at 11am; when there is a late performance, open until curtain.)

No future sales 30 minutes before start of performance.


Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.