The Subject Was Roses

May 28
through June 16

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The Subject Was Roses

May 28 - June 16
(May 28 - June 16, previews May 28 - 31, "talk backs" June 4 & 11, opening June 1)

Book By Frank D. Gilroy

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 Starring
Talia Balsam

Biography

 

John Slattery

Biography

 

Harry Slattery

Biography


Directed by Scott Wittman 

Biography

 

Like roses, family relationships are beautiful but thorny. This Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play is a poignant drama set in The Bronx in 1946 about the emotional struggles and hidden tensions within a family as their son returns from service in WWII. As they confront their past and present, this timeless play explores enduring themes of reconciliation and the fragility of love. 

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