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Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses at the Booth Theatre
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Show Summary - Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a sexy French drama set in the late 1780s, based on a novel written by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. The production is directed by Josie Rourke, the artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse. The English-language theatrical adaptation was written by Christopher Hampton, who is one of the leading dramatists working in the overlap between the French and English languages.  Several of his translations of French-language plays have been performed on Broadway, including this season’s The Father by Florian Zeller, and God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza.  Les Liaisons Dangereuses premiered in 1985 produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by a transfer production to London, then to a bigger West End theatre in London. The Broadway premiere took place in 1987, and it was then revived on Broadway in 2008, starring Ben Daniels and Laura Linney.  Furthermore, the story was adapted in to a film released in 1998 starring Glenn Close and John Malkovich, for which Christopher Hampton won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. A modern adaptation of this story can also be seen in the 1999 film Cruel Intentions. The present revival, which marks the 30-year anniversary of the premiere, is a transfer production from London’s prestigious venue, the Donmar Warehouse.
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Noteworthy Dates For The Show
Previews Begin 10/08/16
Show Opens: 10/30/16
Show Closes: 01/08/17
Number of Performances: 8 performances per week
 
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Should You See Les Liaisons Dangereuses On Broadway?

Christopher Hampton Playwright
  What Is Les Liaisons Dangereuses Like?
The cast for this production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses is excellent. The lead male role of Le Vicomte de Valmont is played by Liev Schreiber, who won a Tony Award for his role in Glengarry Glen Ross, and has also appreared on Broadway in Betrayal, A View from the Bridge & Talk Radio. The lead female part of La Marquise de Merteuil is played by Janet McTeer, who also played the part in the Donmar production in London, and who has previously won a Tony Award for A Doll’s House in 1997; her additional Broadway credits include Mary Stuart and God of Carnage. The lighting design is by Mark Henderson and the sound design is by Carolyn Downing. The story is a viscerally captivating tale of mischievous royals who play sexual games to compromise the morals of innocent young women; to their dismay, these games ultimately end up getting played on themselves.

Is Les Liaisons Dangereuses Good for Kids?

Due to sexual themes, the play is most suitable for those ages 15 and up. Children under the age of 4 will not be permitted in the theatre.
  • Janet McTeer on red carpet
  • Liev Schreiber headshot
  • Birgitte Hjort Sorensen headshot
  • Josie Rourke: Artistic Director of The Donmar Warehouse
         
         
         
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Cast Members:
Janet McTeer plays La Marquise de Merteuil
Liev Schreiber plays Le Vicomte de Valmont
Mary Beth Peil plays Madame de Rosemonde
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen plays Madame de Tourvel
Broadway Theatre:
Booth Theatre
222 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10019
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Theatre Landlord:
The Shubert Organization

Studio Entrance:
45th Street, between 7th and 8th Ave
Booth Theatre Box Office Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm

Seating Map:
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Show Duration:
Les Liaisons Dangereuses runs for 2 hours and 45 minutes with one intermission

Producer:
Arielle Tepper Madover

Original Producer:

The Donmar Warehouse
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General Manager:

101 Productions
Casting Director:
Caparelliotis Casting
Press Agent:
Boneau Bryan-Brown
  Genre:
Play - Revival

Production Credits:

Josie Rourke (Direction)
Mark Henderson (Light Design)
Carolyn Downing (Sound Design)
Tom Scutt (Settings + Costume Design)
         
Broadway Show Parking  
Parking For This Theatre:
The closest parking garage for the Booth Theater is located at:
Champion Parking On West 45
251 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-819-1866
Quik Park Garage
303 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-586-8634
The closest parking is not always the best as it often takes longer to park and retrieve your vehicle as fellow theatre goers have the same idea. A better choice of parking may be the second choice or further away by a couple of Avenues.