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Alex Seeley


A Play by Matthew Lopez

Directed by Stephen Daldry

Winner of the 2019 Olivier Award for Best New Play


Final performance on March 11, 2020 On Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (‎243 West 47th Street)

In contemporary Manhattan, Eric and Toby are 30-somethings who seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an older man haunted by the past, and a younger man hungry for a future. Chance meetings lead to surprising choices as the lives of three generations interlink and collide—with explosive results.


Brilliantly re-envisioning E.M. Forster’s masterpiece Howards End  to 21st-century New York, THE INHERITANCE asks how much we owe those who lived and loved before us, questions the role we must play for future generations, and dares us to fearlessly hold on to the wild ride called life.


The creative team includes Bob Crowley (Sets and Costumes), Jon Clark (Lighting), Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid (Sound), and Paul Englishby (Music).

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