|Written by||Simon Stephens|
|Date premiered||June 3, 2015|
|Place premiered||New York City Center (Stage II)|
|Subject||Love story about a chance encounter between a 42-year-old mother and a 75-year-old butcher, and the chain of events it sets in motion.|
Heisenberg is a play by English playwright Simon Stephens. It opened off-Broadway on June 3, 2015, in a Manhattan Theatre Club production at New York City Center (Stage II), under the direction of Mark Brokaw. The production transferred to Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre opening on October 13, 2016. Both productions starred Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt.
Georgie Burns, a 42-year-old woman, and Alex Priest, a 75-year-old butcher, meet in a London railway station. They begin a relationship and eventually travel to New Jersey to search for Georgie's missing son.
Awards and nominations
- Brantley, Ben (June 3, 2015). "Review: Heisenberg, With Mary-Louise Parker, Mines the Extraordinary in the Commonplace". The New York Times. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
- Viagas, Robert (October 13, 2016). "See What the Critics Thought of Broadway's New Heisenberg". Playbill. Retrieved August 2, 2017.