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Mare Winningham and Jeff Perry star in Nina Raine's comedy.

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Russell Harvard and Susan Pourfar to Lead Los Angeles Run of Tribes

Russell Harvard and Susan Pourfar to Lead Los Angeles Run of Tribes

Original Tribes stars Russell Harvard, Susan Pourfar, Will Brill and Gayle Rankin will reprise their roles when Nina Raibes' family drama plays Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum this spring. Directed by David Cromer, the production will also feature Lee Roy Rogers and Jeff Sill, who took over roles in the current off-Broadway production. Previews will begin February 27, with opening ...

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Off-Broadway's Tribes Pushes Back Closing Date By Two Weeks

Off-Broadway's Tribes Pushes Back Closing Date By Two Weeks

Nina Raine’s family drama Tribes, starring Russell Harvard and Susannah Flood, will extend for two weeks past its initial closing date. The production, which was originally scheduled to play through January 6, 2013, will now run through January 20 at off-Broadway's Barrow Street Theatre. At the time of closing, Tribes will have given 19 previews and 391 regular performances.

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Family Drama Tribes Recoups Initial Off-Broadway Investment

Family Drama Tribes Recoups Initial Off-Broadway Investment

Nina Raine’s off-Broadway hit Tribes has recouped its initial investment, just over one month before it is set to close. Directed by David Cromer and starring Russell Harvard and Susannah Flood, Tribes will play its final performance January 6, 2013 at the Barrow Street Theatre.

Tribes tells the story of Billy (Harvard), a deaf young man who is struggling to ...

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Nick Westrate Returns to Stir Up Family Drama in Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Nick Westrate Returns to Stir Up Family Drama in Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Nick Westrate will return to the role of troubled brother Daniel in the off-Broadway hit Tribes. Westrate begins performances on November 19 and will remain with the production through its closing on January 6, 2013. He succeeds Will Brill, who originated the role and will play his final performance on November 18. Westrate previously filled in for Brill from May 30 ...

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Chinglish, Follies, Death of a Salesman and Tribes Nab 2012 Henry Hewes Design Awards

Chinglish, Follies, Death of a Salesman and Tribes Nab 2012 Henry Hewes Design Awards

The gorgeous Broadway productions of Follies, Chinglish and Death of a Salesman, as well as the off-Broadway drama Tribes, all received 2012 Henry Hewes Design Awards. These four productions beat out 82 other nominees for the prestigious design awards in set, costume, lighting and notable effects.

The Henry Hewes Design Award for Best Scenic Design went to David Korins for ...

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Susan Pourfar on Eating Twizzlers During Tech, the Courage of Castmates & More Lessons Learned at Tribes

Susan Pourfar on Eating Twizzlers During Tech, the Courage of Castmates & More Lessons Learned at Tribes

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Susan Pourfar is no stranger to the off-Broadway stage, starring in Last Sunday in June, In the Wake, The Singing Forest, When the Rain Stops Falling, Swimming in the Shadows and more. After crash courses in sign language, the piano, British dialects and deaf culture, Pourfar earned critical acclaim and a 2012 Obie Award for her ...

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Lee Roy Rogers, Susannah Flood & Dina Thomas Join Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Lee Roy Rogers, Susannah Flood & Dina Thomas Join Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Lee Roy Rogers, Susannah Flood and Dina Thomas are set to star in off-Broadway’s Tribes beginning September 4. Rogers will succeed Mare Winningham as Beth, Flood will replace Susan Pourfar as Sylvia and Thomas will succeed Gayle Rankin as Ruth in Nina Raine’s British drama. Directed by David Cromer, Tribes is currently playing at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre.

Rogers, Flood and ...

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Squigs Charts the Romance of Russell Harvard & Susan Pourfar in Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Squigs Charts the Romance of Russell Harvard & Susan Pourfar in Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Nina Raine’s Tribes is serving up a heaping dose of family drama at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre, led by acclaimed performances from Russell Harvard and Susan Pourfar. Harvard stars as Billy, a deaf man struggling to find his identity within his opinionated hearing family. Billy finds solace in his girlfriend Sylvia (Pourfar), who is dealing with the gradual loss of ...

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Nick Westrate and Jeff Still to Join the Cast of Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Nick Westrate and Jeff Still to Join the Cast of Off-Broadway’s Tribes

Nick Westrate and Jeff Still are set to join the cast of the hit off-Broadway drama TribesWestrate will fill in for Will Brill as Daniel in Nina Raine’s family drama from May 30 to July 1 while Brill takes a leave of absence. Still will succeed Jeff Perry as Christopher beginning July 1. Perry departs the production to begin ...

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Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham, Extends Off-Broadway

Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham, Extends Off-Broadway

Nina Raine’s Tribes has extended at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre. Starring Mare Winningham and Russell Harvard, Tribes was originally scheduled to run through June 2. The production, directed by David Cromer, will now run through September 2.

Tribes tells the story of Billy (Harvard), a deaf man who was raised in an outspoken hearing family. When he falls in love ...

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Tribes Star Mare Winningham on Beach Walks With Director David Cromer and Playing ‘Mama Mare’ to 16 Kids

Tribes Star Mare Winningham on Beach Walks With Director David Cromer and Playing ‘Mama Mare’ to 16 Kids

Mare Winningham may have gotten her start on The Gong Show as a teen, but this two-time Emmy winning actress isn’t kidding around. A star of the classic ’80s hit St. Elmo’s Fire, Winningham went on to earn seven Emmy nominations for her work on TV, winning twice for Amber Waves and George Wallace. The actress and singer-songwriter showed off ...

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Tribes Star Russell Harvard on His Deaf Heritage and Joining a New Off-Broadway Family

Tribes Star Russell Harvard on His Deaf Heritage and Joining a New Off-Broadway Family

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Russell Harvard may be making his off-Broadway debut in Tribes at the Barrow Street Theatre, but this talented New York newcomer is no show-biz rookie. On film, Harvard is best known for his portrayal of the adult H.W. Plainview in There Will Be Blood and wrestler Matt Hamill in The Hammer. In Tribes, Harvard stars as ...

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Say Hello (in Sign Language!) to Russell Harvard and the Cast of Tribes

Say Hello (in Sign Language!) to Russell Harvard and the Cast of Tribes

Critics are raving about the North American premiere of Nina Raine’s Tribes, starring Russell Harvard as a deaf man with a domineering family. Directed by David Cromer, this explosive drama-comedy hybrid is the story of Billy (Harvard), who feels isolated and alone while trying to keep up with his fast-talking parents, brother and sister. When Billy falls in love and ...

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Experience the Family Drama on Opening Night of Off-Broadway's Tribes

Experience the Family Drama on Opening Night of Off-Broadway's Tribes
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On March 4, first love, family fueds and sign language were on the menu as Nina Raine's Tribes officially opened at the Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by David Cromer, the play, which won raves in London, centers on a deaf son who struggles to communicate in his opinionated hearing family. After taking their opening night bows, Russell Harvard (a super-talented young ...

Sam Rockwell, Tony Goldwyn and Jessica Hecht Visit Tribes Star Mare Winningham and Her Onstage Family

Sam Rockwell, Tony Goldwyn and Jessica Hecht Visit Tribes Star Mare Winningham and Her Onstage Family
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It was a family affair for Mare Winningham and the cast of Tribes on March 2, when a trio of starry guests took in a performance of Nina Raine's play at the Barrow Street Theatre. Film and TV favorites Sam Rockwell (The Green Mile, A Behanding in Spokane), Tony Goldwyn (Promises, Promises, the upcoming Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall ...

British Family Drama Tribes Opens Off-Broadway, Starring Mare Winningham

British Family Drama Tribes Opens Off-Broadway, Starring Mare Winningham

The North American premiere of Nina Raine’s Tribes opens March 4 at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by David Cromer, the family drama stars Mare Winningham, Russell Harvard, Jeff Perry, Gayle Rankin, Will Brill and Susan Pourfar.

Set in England, Tribes is the story of Billy (Harvard), a deaf twenty-something who fights to find his own voice within his loud ...

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Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham, Begins Performances at Barrow Street Theatre

Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham, Begins Performances at Barrow Street Theatre

Performances begin for Nina Raine’s Tribes, starring Mare Winningham and Jeff Perry, at off-Broadway's Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by David Cromer, the production is set to officially open on March 4.

The play follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the fiercely idiosyncratic and unrepentantly politically incorrect cocoon of his home of his parents' house. He has adapted brilliantly to ...

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Meet Mare Winningham, Russell Harvard and the Off-Broadway Cast of Tribes

Meet Mare Winningham, Russell Harvard and the Off-Broadway Cast of Tribes
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Rehearsals have begun for the American premiere of Nina Raine’s Tribes, and we’ve got a sneak peek at the cast of this dysfunctional family drama. On February 7, director David Cromer, set designer Scott Pask and stars Mare Winningham, Jeff Perry, Will Brill, Russell Harvard, Susan Pourfar and Gayle Rankin posed for photos at the Barrow Street Theatre after discussing ...

Tickets Now Available for Off-Broadway's Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham

Tickets Now Available for Off-Broadway's Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming off-Broadway production of Nina Raine’s Tribes, starring Mare Winningham and Jeff Perry. Directed by David Cromer, previews begin February 16 at the Barrow Street Theatre, with opening night set for March 4.

The play follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the fiercely idiosyncratic and unrepentantly politically incorrect cocoon of his home of his ...

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Mare Winningham, Jeff Perry and More to Star in Nina Raine’s Tribes at Barrow Street Theatre

Mare Winningham, Jeff Perry and More to Star in Nina Raine’s Tribes at Barrow Street Theatre

Casting is complete for the upcoming off-Broadway production of Nina Raine’s Tribes. As previously announced, David Cromer (Our Town) will direct the North American premiere, which begins performances February 16 at the Barrow Street Theatre. The show will officially open on March 4.

The cast of Tribes will include Will Brill (Our Town), Russell Harvard (There Will Be Blood), Steppenwolf ...

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David Cromer to Direct Nina Raine's Tribes at Barrow Street Theatre

David Cromer to Direct Nina Raine's Tribes at Barrow Street Theatre

David Cromer will direct Nina Raine's new comedy Tribes at off-Broadway's Barrow Street Theatre. Performances begin on a yet-to-be-determined date in February 2012, with opening night set for March 4. Casting will be announced shortly.

Tribes follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the fiercely idiosyncratic and unrepentantly politically incorrect cocoon of his home of his parents' house. He has ...

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