Mike Daisey’s one-man show The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, currently running at the Public Theater, will return to the off-Broadway venue for a five-week engagement early in 2012. The show began previews at the Public on October 11 and was originally scheduled to close on November 13, but was extended an additional three weeks to December 4. The return engagement will run January 31 to March 4, 2012.
In The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Daisey wraps his formidable wit around America's most mysterious technology icon in what's described as a "hilarious and harrowing tale of pride, beauty, lust and industrial design." Daisey illuminates how the late Apple CEO and his obsessions shaped our lives, while sharing stories of his own travels to China to investigate the factories where millions toil to make iPhones and iPods. Daisey's journey shines a light on our love affair with our devices and the human cost of creating them.
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs is directed by Daisey's longtime collaborator Jean-Michele Gregory.