Don't miss this rare opportunity to see two stars of the stage & screen in an inspiring new play.
“TOUCHING & HILARIOUSLY FUNNY!”
Comedy packed with jokes offering nuggets of wisdom."
—The New York Times
"INSTANTLY RELATABLE, HEARTFELT, FUNNY.
Craig Bierko is Burns to Len Cariou’s Allen,"
"YOU’RE SURE TO ENJOY AND BE TOUCHED BY THESE TWO FINE ACTORS!
George Eastman puts a comfortable light-hearted spin on the topic of aging.
Harry is brilliantly played by Len Cariou. Craig Bierko is perfectly cast."
"SHARP, ENJOYABLE PERFORMANCES.
Director Karen Carpenter's energetic production crackles making for a very enjoyable stay!"
"AFFECTING, MEANINGFUL, BEAUTIFUL!"
—DC Metro Arts
“VERY FUNNY – THE STARS ARE SPLENDID!
Written by George Eastman and breezily directed by Karen Carpenter, Harry Townsend’s Last Stand takes a serious subject and dusts it with humor.”
“THIS IS PLAYWRIGHTING AT ITS BEST,
delivering two hefty empathetic roles for actors to attack while delighting the audience!"
Sometimes it's harder to like someone than it is to love them... Meet Harry Townsend, an incurable romantic and irascible charmer whose sharp mind and dry wit is at the center of this new comedy. As his prodigal son Alan returns home, the visit raises the complexities of their relationship, placing father and son at odds. Harry Townsend’s Last Stand is a must-see new play about the inescapable ups and downs of family to which we can all relate.
Harry Townsend’s Last Stand is a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care). Produced by Tony® Award winner Dennis Grimaldi (A Gentlemen’s Guide…; Love Letters; Angels in America; Other People’s Money) with Len Cariou (three-time Tony® Award nominee and Tony® Award winner for title role in Sweeney Todd; A Little Night Music; Applause starring Lauren Bacall; “Blue Bloods”) and Craig Bierko (Tony® Award nominee for Music Man; “The Long Kiss Goodnight,” “UnREAL,” “Blue Bloods”).