"Junk"

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"Junk" is the new play from Ayad Akhtar (2013 Pulitzer Prize for "Disgraced") featuring Steven Pasquale as Robert Merkin, a financial kingpin of the 80s whose proclamation that ‘debt is an asset’ propels him to dizzying heights. "Junk" breaks down the story of Merkin’s deal of the decade — his attempt to take over an iconic American manufacturing company changing all the rules in the process. What Merkin sets in motion is nothing less than a financial civil war, pitting magnates against workers, lawyers against journalists, and ultimately, pitting everyone against themselves.

This is a play about how, while most of us weren't watching, money became the only thing of real value.

Steven Pasquale ("The Bridges of Madison County" and TV’s “Rescue Me”) leads the large cast as Robert Merkin. Director Doug Hughes ("The House in Town" at LCT, and Tony winner for "Doubt") brings it all to life.

WHEN AND HOW OFTEN

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:00pm

EVENT LOCATION

Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center
150 W. 65th St.
New York, NY 10023

MAIN EVENT PHONE

(212) 362-7600

PRICING INFORMATION

From $77