Simon Stephens’ Punk Rock Begins Previews Off-Broadway

first_img Inspired by Stephens’ own experiences as a teacher, Punk Rock explores contemporary adolescence at the breaking point as a group of seventeen-year-olds in Manchester, England flirt and posture their way through the day while preparing for exams. With hormones raging and minimal adult supervision, nothing can mask the underlying tension that becomes increasingly pronounced as the clock ticks towards the ultimate dismissal. Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 7, 2014 The New York premiere of Simon Stephens’ Punk Rock, starring Big Love’s Douglas Smith, begins performances on October 29. The MCC Theater production, directed by Trip Cullman, will run through December 7 at off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre. Opening night is set for November 17. In addition to Smith, Punk Rock features Pico Alexander, Lilly Englert, Annie Funke, David Greenspan, Colby Minifie, Will Pullen and Noah Robbins. Stephens is currently represented on Broadway by The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Punk Rock Related Shows View Commentslast_img read more

Karim Benzema Signs New Real Madrid Contract

first_imgReal Madrid striker, Karim Benzema has extended his contract at the Bernabeu until the summer of 2021.29-year-old Benzema, who joined Real for €35m from Olympique Lyonnais in 2009, joins teammates, Marcelo, Isco and Carvajal in committing their future to the Los Blancos.✍️ Three-time #UCL winner Karim Benzema has agreed a new contract with Real Madrid until 2021. ??? pic.twitter.com/g1VAelZzx7— #UCL (@ChampionsLeague) September 20, 2017“A move away? When you’re at a club, especially one like Real Madrid, and are getting regular minutes then you have no reason to look for a move elsewhere.” Benzema told BeIn Sports last week.“There are six or seven players here who have now been playing together for six or seven years, I think this is one of Real Madrid’s best periods ever, it’s that simple because the team is really very strong.”The Frenchman has won a total of 14 trophies at the Bernabeu, including two La Liga and three Champions League titles.Relatedlast_img read more