Ahead of its Dec. 20 opening night, “The Collaboration” has announced an extension through Jan. 29 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
The first preview, scheduled for Nov. 29, was canceled due to COVID-19 within the company. Performances, instead, began on Nov. 30. The Broadway limited engagement was originally scheduled to run through Jan. 22.
“The Collaboration” features Paul Bettany as Andy Warhol and Jeremy Pope as Jean-Michel Basquiat. They are joined by Krysta Rodriguez as Maya and Erik Jensen as Bruno Bischofberger.
Director Kwame Kwei-Armah leads the creative team. The mounting features scenic and costume design by Anna Fleischle, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Emma Laxton, projection designer by Duncan McLean and original music by Ayanna Witter-Johnson.
“The Collaboration” is produced on Broadway by Manhattan Theatre Club under artistic director Lynne Meadow and executive producer Barry Grove, along with the Young Vic Theatre, led by artistic director Kwei-Armah and executive director Lucy Davies.
The play first debuted in London at the Young Vic Theatre.
The play will be presented by special arrangement with Eleanor Lloyd Productions, Anthology Theatre, Stanley Buchthal and Denis O’Sullivan.