Event Exit the King
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Venue Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York, United States of America
First Date 7 March 2009
Opening Date 26 March 2009
Last Date 14 June 2009
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Ionesco's absurdist drama follows King Berenger I in the final day of his life, surrounded by a decaying kingdom, as he refuses to acknowledge death and slowly acquiesces to its reality.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Absurdist
Name Function Notes
Lauren Ambrose Actor Queen Marie
Michael Hammond Actor Understudy
Brian Hutchison Actor The Guard
David Manis Actor Understudy
Andrea Martin Actor Juliette
Erika Rolfsrud Actor Understudy
Geoffrey Rush Actor King Berenger
William Sadler Actor The Doctor
Susan Sarandon Actor Queen Marguerite
Neil Armfield Adaptor
Geoffrey Rush Adaptor
John Rodgers Composer
Dale Ferguson Costume Designer
Neil Armfield Director
Damien Cooper Lighting Designer
Eugene Ionesco Playwright
Dale Ferguson Set Designer
Russell Goldsmith Sound Designer
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
United States of America
Data Source
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Event Identifier 105185