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BBB Fall Preview: Time Stands Still

Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies’ Tony® nominated TIME STANDS STILL, which enjoyed an extended sold-out run at Manhattan Theatre Club will resume performances at the Cort Theatre this fall. TIME STANDS STILL will feature returning cast members Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award winner Laura Linney, Tony Award® nominee Brian d’Arcy James and  acclaimed actor and playwright Eric Bogosian. Golden Globe® nominee Christina Ricci joins the cast.

TIME STANDS STILL follows Sarah (Laura Linney) and James (Brian d’Arcy James), a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy.  Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life… and everything changes – in a flash.

Resumes Performances September 23, 2010 / Opens October 7, 2010 /

Limited engagement

Cort Theatre (138 West 49th Street)

Kathie Lee & Hoda Talk About MTC’s TIME STANDS STILL

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MTC’s TIME STANDS STILL Opens to Glorious Reviews




“A powerful drama in a flawless MTC production. Laura Linney & Brian d’Arcy James give performances of sensitivity and richness. Alicia Silverstone brings intelligence and humor to her character. Eric Bogosian is terrific.”

– Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Donald MarguliesTIME STANDS STILL opened last night to rave reviews from critics. The production, directed by Daniel Sullivan, and starring Eric Bogosian, Brian d’Arcy James, Laura Linney and Alicia Silverstone is currently playing at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Below is a sampling of the reviews:

“A POWERFUL DRAMA IN A FLAWLESS MTC PRODUCTION DIRECTED BY DANIEL SULLIVAN. Time Stands Still is Donald Margulies’ finest play since the Pulitzer Prize-winning Dinner With Friends. His dialogue crackles with bright wit and intelligence. Laura Linney is an actress of unusual economy and grace. Brian d’Arcy James is a remarkably versatile actor who has never been better than he is here. Alicia Silverstone brings intelligence and humor to her character, and Eric Bogosian is terrific.” –        Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“TIME STANDS STILL SOARS! Laura Linney is remarkable as ‘Sarah.’ Her unmannered lucidity and utter lack of vanity make Sarah convincing and sympathetic. Brian d’Arcy James gives a vital performance. Eric Bogosian is winning and Alicia Silverstone gives ‘Mandy’ warmth and substance.” –        Elysa Gardner, USA Today

“FOUR STARS! Laura Linney is sublime in Daniel Sullivan’s deftly directed production. She keeps you glued from word one. Eric Bogosian and Alicia Silverstone hit all the right notes. Brian d’Arcy James has never been better. He gives a highly charged performance. Donald Margulies writes with intelligence and humor and creates dialogue that always hits the ear as real.” –        Joe Dziemianowicz, The Daily News

“SMART, STYLISH, & TIMELY. Under the savvy direction of Daniel Sullivan, Donald Margulies’ play is layered with an intriguing seriousness that inspires discussion after the curtain comes down. Laura Linney is luminous. She galvanizes the production with unsparing directness and a superb sense of timing that makes this photographer one of the most compelling characters to grace a Broadway stage this season.” –        Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press

“MTC’S IMPECCIBLE PRODUCTION IS TIME WELL SPENT. A taut two hours, expertly directed by Daniel Sullivan. Brian d’Arcy James is astonishingly versatile and Eric Bogosian is excellent. This impressive, timely new work is a dynamite showcase for stellar acting.” –        Roma Torre, NY1

“Alicia Silverstone gives a bright, sharp-edged performance. Laura Linney navigates her character’s interior minefields with great delicacy.” –        Stephanie Zacharek, New York Magazine

“THIS ONE’S GOING TO BE A HOT TICKET, TRUST ME! Laura Linney is marvelous and Brian d’Arcy James is perfect. Eric Bogosian and Alicia Silverstone are in top form.” –        David Richardson, WOR Radio 

“FOUR STARS! Once again, the masterful Daniel Sullivan has taken a play and given us the smartest version of it possible. All four characters are treated with respect and acted with skill. Manhattan Theatre Club’s naturalistic production may well leave you wounded.” –        Adam Feldman, Time Out New York

For more information on MTC and TIME STANDS STILL, please visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.

 Single tickets to TIME STANDS STILL are available via www.Telecharge.com; by telephone at (212) 239-6200 or (800) 432-7250 if outside the NY metro area; and at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre box office (261 West 47th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue).

  • TIME STANDS STILL tickets range in price from $67.00-$117.00. 


 Please note TIME STANDS STILL is dark on Monday. 

  • THROUGH SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28: Tuesday at 7 PM, Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM. Matinees Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2 PM. 
  • MONDAY, MARCH 1 – SUNDAY, MARCH 7: Tuesday at 7 PM, Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM. Matinees Saturday, and Sunday at 2 PM. Please note, only seven performances are on sale to the general public this week. 
  • MONDAY, MARCH 8 – SUNDAY, MARCH 21: Tuesday at 7 PM, Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM. Matinees Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2 PM. 

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