The Retreat from Moscow

A Play about a Family

By William Nicholson
At the Booth Theatre

Preview: October 2, 2003. Production ran October 23, 2003 — February 29, 2004

2004 Tony Award nomination for Best Play, Best Actress in a Play: Eileen Atkins, and Best Featured Actor in a Play: Ben Chaplin.

Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Set design by John Lee Beatty
Costume design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting design by Brian MacDevitt
Sound design by John Gromada

With: Eileen Atkins, John Lithgow, Ben Chaplin

William Nicholson, the celebrated author of Shadowlands, tells the powerful story of a husband who decides to be truthful in his marriage by leaving his wife of 33 years. Eileen Atkins, John Lithgow, and Ben Chaplin give razor sharp portrayals of a family on the verge of disaster.

Read reviews of this production in:
The New Yorker
New York Magazine