Widely considered a cultural landmark since its release in 1962, A Clockwork Orange has been declared one of the “100 Greatest Novels of All Time” by both Time Magazine and The Guardian, the latter deeming it “a stunningly original novel that opened many literary doors for the work of subsequent British writers…a volume bursting with linguistic energy that continues to startle and inspire generations of new readers.” Kubrick’s film, released in 1971, was an immediate hit with American audiences and critics, grossed over ten times its budget, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
New World Stages
First Preview 02, Sep 2017
Opening Night 25, Sep 2017
Closed 2 Dec 2017
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE lures you into a glass-edged, testosterone-filled underworld of a dystopian future. The explosive story of little Alex and his rebellious gang of Droogs is a ground-breaking classic of orgiastic ultra-violence and sexuality. As hauntingly relevant today as when Burgess’ book was published in 1962, and when Stanley Kubrick’s ground-breaking film caused a stir in 1971, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE is an unapologetic celebration of the human condition. The Guardian wrote that “Alexandra Spencer-Jones touches the dark heart of a piece that is as pertinent today as it was 50 years ago. Maybe even more so…with a charismatic swagger, the production sucks the audience in with an indie-pop soundtrack and a physical performance style that has an edgy contemporary punch.”
Jonno Davies – Alex De-Large
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JONNO DAVIES (Alex DeLarge) Previous London theatre credits include Shakespeare In Love(West End), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dracula. TV and Film: Kingsman: The Secret Service, “Hollyoaks,” “Casualty” and “Spotless.” Jonno is delighted to make his New York stage debut.
JORDAN BONDURANT (offstage understudy for Dim, Frank, Minister, Chaplain, F-Me Pumps) Broadway: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Mamma Mia! Off-Broadway/other NYC: The Underclassman, A Wall Apart. TV/FILM: “Law & Order: SVU”, Think Like a Man 2. Can’t wait for my droogies to viddy this one.
JIMMY BROOKS (F-Me Pumps / Governor) delivered a charming standout performance this year in the film Bwoy opposite Anthony Rapp. TV credits include “Bluebloods” and “Power”. On a nice day, you just might catch him zipping through traffic on his longboard when MTA has forsaken him.
MATT DOYLE (Georgie) Broadway: The Book of Mormon (Elder Price), War Horse (Billy), Spring Awakening (Hanschen), Bye Bye Birdie (Hugo). Off-Broadway: Sweeney Todd (Anthony), Brooklynite (Trey), Jasper in Deadland (Jasper). National Tour: Spring Awakening (Melchior). Film/TV: Gossip Girl (Jonathan), Private Romeo (Glenn/Juliet).
SEAN PATRICK HIGGINS (Dim) Regional: Three Musketeers, As You Like It (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival); Pericles (Elm Shakespeare Company); The Liar, Much Ado, Romeo and Juliet, Shrew (Livermore Shakespeare Festival). Jerome L. Greene and Wesley Fata Awards. BADA. MFA, Yale School of Drama.
BRIAN LEE HUNYH (Frank Alexander/Dr Brodksy) Broadway: War Horse. Off-Broadway: The Light Years (Playwrights Horizons) The Threepenny Opera, Henry V, Lysistrata, Uncle Vanya (Jean Cocteau Repertory Co.), Measure for Measure (Epic Theatre Ensemble) Regional: The 39 Steps (Triad Stage); Fault (TheaterSquared); Auctioning the Ainsleys, A Single Shard (People’s Light & Theatre). Film: The Witches of Oz. TV: “Madam Secretary,” “Elementary.” BFA and MFA, Ithaca College and USD/Old Globe, respectively. People’s Improv Theatre Monday House Team.
MISHA OSHEROVICH (Pete) Previous credits include: Omen Road to Starrville (La MaMa), Twelfth Night (Marin Shakespeare Festival), Antony & Cleopatra (Virginia Shakespeare Festival), Henry IV (Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse). Graduate of Montclair State University, BFA in Acting. @mishaosherovich
ASHLEY ROBINSON (Minister/Old Woman) Theatre: London- Floyd Collins, Casa Valentina, Merrily We Roll Along. NYC/Regional US – Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory, Giant, The Last Goodbye, Hair, Shakespeare’s R&J. Film/TV: Stan and Ollie, “Hate,” Fallen Souls. Writer: Lockhart, Fall of ’94. UNCSA Insta/Twitter: @ashgrits
TIMOTHY SEKK (Chaplain/Deltoid) New York: Avow. International: Jean Genet’s Splendid’s. Regional: Portland Center Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, Baltimore Center Stage, Acting Company, Shakespeare Theatre. Film: Alice Fades Away (upcoming). Select television: Odd Mom Out, The Affair, Elementary, Boardwalk Empire. MFA: NYU Graduate Acting.
ALEKSANDER VARADIAN (Marty/Warder) UK: Women Beware Women (dir: Alexandra Spencer-Jone), Roberto Zucco (dir: Susan Lynch), Titus Andronicus (LIPA), RENT (LIPA). Norway: Fear And Misery of the Third Reich (Ibsen Theater), Oliver Twist (Ibsen Theater – Tour). BA Honours, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
Written by Anthony Burgess
Director Alexandra Spencer-Jones
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