Golden Boy TICKETS - Broadway

— Lincoln Center Theater presents a revival of Clifford Odets' classic

Description

Golden Boy charts the swift rise of a gifted twenty-one-year-old violinist, Joe Bonaparte, who is corrupted by fame and fortune when he chooses to become a professional boxer. Surrounding his hero with a gallery of sharply written characters who try to shape and guide Joe's destiny, playwright Clifford Odets lays out the young man's many facets: sensitive musician, rebellious son, frustrated lover, and self-destructive champion. In the end, it's the seductive promise of the American dream that betrays Joe as it did for so many in the Depression years.

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What Is Golden Boy Like?
Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, Golden Boy brings all the gritty beauty of 1930s New York City to life. The three-act saga has a classic feel as it sets up the choices faced by the working-class title character, played by War Horse alum Seth ...

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Theater

Belasco Theatre
111 West 44th Street New York, NY