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The Lying Lesson - Off-Broadway

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Craig Lucas' new comedy.

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All About Bette! Carol Kane Channels a Movie Great on Opening Night of The Lying Lesson

All About Bette! Carol Kane Channels a Movie Great on Opening Night of The Lying Lesson
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Stage and screen favorite Carol Kane takes on the juicy role of Bette Davis in Atlantic Theater Company's premiere production of Craig Lucas' two-hander The Lying Lesson. Part comedy, part thriller, this new play co-stars newcomer Mickey Sumner as a mysterious young woman who befriends Davis at a Maine cottage. Directed by Tony nominee Pam MacKinnon, The Lying Lesson ...

Carol Kane Channels Bette Davis as The Lying Lesson Opens Off-Broadway

Carol Kane Channels Bette Davis as The Lying Lesson Opens Off-Broadway

Craig Lucas’ The Lying Lesson, starring Emmy winner Carol Kane and up-and-coming actress Mickey Sumner, officially opens at the Atlantic Theater Company Mainstage on March 13. Directed by Tony nominee Pam MacKinnon, The Lying Lesson runs through March 31.

In a remote seaside village in Maine, legendary film star Bette Davis (Kane) shows up to buy the home of an ...

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What's Up, Mickey Sumner? The Lying Lesson Newcomer on Carol Kane, Her New Movies & Advice from Her Dad, Sting

What's Up, Mickey Sumner? The Lying Lesson Newcomer on Carol Kane, Her New Movies & Advice from Her Dad, Sting

It's been a heck of a year for Mickey Sumner, who has completed five forthcoming movies, appeared in Showtime's The Borgias and now co-stars with Carol Kane in The Lying Lesson, the latest play by Craig Lucas. This Atlantic Theater Company production is cloaked in mystery, but we do know it's a two-hander in which Kane channels ...

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Watch The Lying Lesson's Mickey Sumner Play the Ultimate BFF in New Frances Ha Trailer

Watch The Lying Lesson's Mickey Sumner Play the Ultimate BFF in New Frances Ha Trailer

After you catch Mickey Sumner’s off-Broadway debut in The Lying Lesson, see her on the big screen in Frances Ha, a new film by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach. The movie stars Gerwig as Frances, a 27-year-old dancer who is heartbroken when her roommate and best friend Sophie (Sumner) decides to move out and live with another friend. Watch ...

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See Carol Kane Channel Bette Davis in First Look Photos of The Lying Lesson

See Carol Kane Channel Bette Davis in First Look Photos of The Lying Lesson
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Craig Lucas’ new comedy The Lying Lesson stars Carol Kane as a woman who may or may not be Bette Davis and up-and-coming film star (and Sting’s daughter!) Mickey Sumner as her mysterious assistant. The two-hander, directed by Tony nominee Pam MacKinnon, is currently playing off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Main Stage Theater. The world premiere ...

Jan Maxwell, Michael Cerveris, Tonya Pinkins & More Make Beautiful Music at Atlantic Theater Company’s Spring Gala

Jan Maxwell, Michael Cerveris, Tonya Pinkins & More Make Beautiful Music at Atlantic Theater Company’s Spring Gala

Atlantic Theater Company celebrated its annual spring gala at 583 Park Avenue on February 25. The major fundraising event for the acclaimed off-Broadway company featured performances by Tony winners Michael Cerveris and Tonya Pinkins, as well as five-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell and Atlantic vets David Pittu and Christine Lahti. In addition to the live performances, the one-night-only gala, titled ...

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The Lying Lesson, Starring Carol Kane & Mickey Sumner, Begins Off-Broadway Performances

The Lying Lesson, Starring Carol Kane & Mickey Sumner, Begins Off-Broadway Performances

Fasten your seatbelts—it's going to be a bumpy night. Craig Lucas’ Bette Davis comedy The Lying Lesson begins performances at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater on February 20. Directed by Pam MacKinnon, the off-Broadway production stars Emmy nominee Carol Kane and newcomer Mickey Sumner. The play officially opens March 13 and runs through March 31.

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Tickets Now On Sale for Off-Broadway’s Bette Davis Comedy The Lying Lesson, Starring Carol Kane

Tickets Now On Sale for Off-Broadway’s Bette Davis Comedy The Lying Lesson, Starring Carol Kane

Tickets are now available for the world premiere of Craig Lucas’ comedy The Lying Lesson. Helmed by Tony-nominated director Pam MacKinnon, the Atlantic Theater Company two-hander stars Emmy nominee Carol Kane and newcomer Mickey Sumner. The Lying Lesson will play Atlantic’s Linda Gross Theater February 20 through March 31, with an official opening scheduled for March 13.

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Bette Davis Eyes! Check out the Cast of Craig Lucas' The Lying Lesson in Rehearsal

Bette Davis Eyes! Check out the Cast of Craig Lucas' The Lying Lesson in Rehearsal

Rehearsals are underway for Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere of The Lying Lesson, a new comedy by Craig Lucas (Prelude to a Kiss, Reckless, The Light in the Piazza). Starring Emmy-winning Wicked vet Carol Kane and newcomer Mickey Sumner, the play is set in a seaside village in Maine, where a woman who may or may not be movie ...

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Mickey Sumner to Star Opposite Carol Kane in the Atlantic Theater's The Lying Lesson; Pam MacKinnon Takes Over as New Director

Mickey Sumner to Star Opposite Carol Kane in the Atlantic Theater's The Lying Lesson; Pam MacKinnon Takes Over as New Director

Newcomer Mickey Sumner will join Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Carol Kane in the world premiere of Craig Lucas’ new comedy The Lying Lesson. Tony nominated-director Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) will replace previously announced Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County ) as the show’s director. The Lying Lesson will play Atlantic Theater ...

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