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Monday, August 20, 2018

‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at Mile Square

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Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County’s leading professional theatre, continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang’s hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play.

“We resume our 2018 season with Durang’s hugely entertaining play.” says MST Artistic Director Chris O’Connor. “I’m thrilled with this cast, led by MST Associate Artistic Director Mark Cirnigliaro. We are delighted to have Barbara Pitts join us, who is well- known for her work with Tectonic Theatre. She’s done a couple of 7 th Inning Stretch plays with us, and she’s now playing Sonia in this remarkable play. Also in the cast are several usual suspects at MST; Annette Hammond (Circle Mirror Transformation) and
Annie McAdams (Core Values and God of Carnage). And, as Vanya, this marks my first time on the MST main stage since Scapin in 2004!”
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike begins performances on September 12 and runs till October 7. Opening night is September 14.

The creative team, led by director Mark Cirnigliaro (The Net Will Appear), includes MST resident scenic designer Matthew J. Fick (The Net Will Appear, Driving Miss Daisy), MST resident costume designer Peter Fogel (Betrayal, 39 Steps), and lighting designer Elaine Wong (Circle Mirror Transformation).

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, presented by Mile Square Theatre 1400 Clinton Street, Hoboken September 12 through October 7. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays @
8pm, and Sundays @ 3pm
Tickets available at www.milesquaretheatre.org, or by calling 201-683-7014.Tickets are $30-40 • $18 students and seniors. $15 previews on 9/12 and 9/13. Discount Parking available at The Harlow at 1330 Willow Avenue and at Little Man Parking at 1300 Jefferson Street.

For more information on Mile Square Theatre, please visit www.milesquaretheatre.org.

MST Season Sponsorship: Advance Realty, Bijou Properties, Halstead Property, Ironstate, Jet.com, Kearny Bank, Little City Books, The Rockefeller Group Mile Square Theatre is supported by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson
County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Mile Square Theatre is a member of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

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