30/30 on Broadway
The 30/30 Project is partnering with the The Tony®-nominated new Broadway play Mothers and Sons! Post-show donation collection, proceeds from Mothers and Sons merchandise, and other items in support of the 30/30 Project will go towards Construction for Change to oversee construction management and funding of the new 30/30 Project-sponsored medical facilities.Following the Wednesday, June 11th evening performance, there will be a post-show “TalkOut” with Julie Lewis, Founder of the 30/30 Project and longtime supporter and volunteer for Construction for Change. She will be joined by the play’s cast members where they will discuss strides the HIV/AIDS community has made in the last 30 years and strides yet to make.“Broadway truly is the longest street in the world and with the right collaboration, like ours with Julie Lewis’ 30/30 Project, we can all change the world and bring a global end to HIV infections,” said Tom Kirdahy, lead producer of Mothers and Sons.
About Mothers and Sons
Mothers and Sons marks Mr. McNally’s 20th Broadway show, and will be directed by Tony nominee Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall). It stars Tony® and Emmy® Award winner Tyne Daly, Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Frederick Weller, Tony® Award nominee Bobby Steggert and newcomer Grayson Taylor. Preview performances began on Sunday, February 23, 2014, and the opening night is set for Monday, March 24, 2014. Mothers and Sons is produced on Broadway by Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, Paula Wagner & Debbie Bisno, and Barbara Freitag & Loraine Alterman Boyle.Mothers and Sons, the new play by 4-time Tony Award® winner Terrence McNally, is a timely and provocative new play that explores our evolving understanding of family in today’s world. At turns funny and powerful, Mothers and Sons follows a woman (Daly) who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son’s ex-partner (Weller), who is now married to another man (Steggert) and has a young son. Challenged to face how society has changed around her, generations collide as she revisits the past and discovers a new connection she never expected.The design team for Mothers and Sons includes scenic design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Jess Goldstein, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Nevin Steinberg.Mothers and Sons had its world premiere production at Bucks County Playhouse (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) on June 13, 2013. Tyne Daly also starred in that production. Mr. McNally’s other works for Broadway include Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune; The Full Monty; Ragtime; Master Class; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Kiss of the Spider Woman; The Rink; The Ritz; and Bad Habits.
"A triumphant masterpiece." – New York Observer
"An impeccably acted production wrapped in a sense of urgency." – The New York Times"Terrence McNally has just written his best play." – The Huffington Postwww.oandmco.comwww.twitter.com/oandmcowww.twitter.com/MothersSonsBwaywww.facebook.com/MothersSonsBway