Painting Churches New York Tickets

Painting Churches New York show is a moving play written by American playwright Tina Howe, who has won several awards, including a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, for high-end literary writing. Painting Churches is counted among one of Howe’s most critically acclaimed works, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1982. The play centers round the relationship between a painter and her old parents. Set before the backdrop of Beacon Hill in Boston, the elderly couple Gardner and Fanny are introduced packing to relocate to Cape Cod, where they will live in a beach house. Gardner is a poet in his seventies, while Fanny who has crossed into her sixties, is from a ‘good family’. Margaret, the protagonist, is their artistic daughter, living in New York, who has come to her parents’ house to assist them, and to paint them their portrait. In the next few days, the daughter notices her role in the parent-daughter relationship dynamics, while her eyes are opened to a new perspective of life.

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Painting Churches New York show was first staged Off-Broadway by Second Stage Theatre, at McGinn-Cazale in 1976. The production ran thirty performances before transferring the play to Lamb’s Theatre, where the show ran for almost a year. In 1979, it was filmed for American Playhouse, a TV series in which, Sada Thompson, Roxanne Hart and Donald Moffat were the main cast. Get Painting Churches New York tickets and watch the play that as won several Outer Critics Circle and Obie Awards.