It’s London, 1967, and the sixties are in full swing when we meet Ken and Sandra, two carefree spirits in a world that belongs to the young. Love, Love, Love drops in with them over the next 44 years, from free love to middle-class comfort to well-compensated retirement—when their adult daughter accuses them of squandering the world they inherited. Mike Bartlett turns his sharp eye and biting humor on the Baby Boomers and the generation they spawned.
Love, Love, Love is generously underwritten by Dr. Mark Epstein & Amoretta Hoeber.
Mike Bartlett is currently Associate Playwright at Paines Plough. In 2011 he was writer-in-residence at The National Theatre, and in 2007 he was Pearson Playwright in Residence at the Royal Court Theatre. His play Love, Love, Love won Best New Play in the 2011 Theatre Awards UK; and his play COCK won an Olivier Award in 2010 for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre; he won the Writer's Guild Tinniswood and Imison prizes for Not Talking and the Old Vic New Voices Awards for Artefacts. Theatre credits include: Love, Love, Love; 13 (National Theatre); DECADE (co-writer); Earthquake in London; Cock; Contractions; Artefacts; and My Child. Radio credits include: The Core, Heart, Liam, The Steps, Love Contract, Not Talking, and The Family Man, all on BBC. Screen credits include Earthquakes in London and Hometown. Directing credits include Honest by DC Moore. He is currently under commission from Headlong Theatre, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Hampstead Theatre, and The Royal Court Theatre.
David Muse is in his thirteenth season as Artistic Director of Studio Theatre, where he has directed People, Places & Things; Cock (the in-person and digital productions); The Children; The Remains; The Effect; The Father; Constellations; Chimerica; Murder Ballad; Belleville; Tribes; The Real Thing; An Iliad; Dirt; Bachelorette; The Habit of Art; Venus in Fur; Circle Mirror Transformation; reasons to be pretty; Blackbird; Frozen; and The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow. As Studio’s Artistic Director, he has produced 109 productions; established Studio R&D, its new work incubator; significantly increased artist compensation; created The Cabinet, an artist advisory board; and overseen Open Studio, a $20 million expansion and upgrade of Studio’s four-theatre complex. Previously, he was Associate Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, where he has directed nine productions, including Richard III, Henry V, Coriolanus, and King Charles III (a co-production with American Conservatory Theater and Seattle Rep). Other directing projects include Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune at Arena Stage, The Bluest Eye at Theatre Alliance, and Patrick Page's Swansong at the New York Summer Play Festival. He has helped to develop new work at numerous theatres, including New York Theatre Workshop, Geva Theatre Center, Arena Stage, New Dramatists, and The Kennedy Center. David has taught acting and directing at Georgetown, Yale, and the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy of Classical Acting. A nine-time Helen Hayes Award nominee for Outstanding Direction, he is a recipient of the DC Mayor’s Arts Award for Outstanding Emerging Artist and the National Theatre Conference Emerging Artist Award. David is a graduate of Yale University and the Yale School of Drama.
Max Gordon Moore’s appearances on Broadway include The Nap and Saint Joan with Manhattan Theatre Club, as well as Indecent at the Cort Theatre and Relatively Speaking at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Off Broadway appearances include The Trees at Playwrights Horizons, Golden Shield at Manhattan Theatre Club, Man From Nebraska at Second Stage, Describe the Night at Atlantic Theater Company, Coriolanus at The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park, The Master Builder at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Mothers at The Playwrights Realm, and Man and Superman and It’s a Wonderful Life at the Irish Repertory Theatre. He appeared in the film Here Today and his television appearances include New Amsterdam on NBC; East New York, NCIS: New Orleans, Instinct, Madam Secretary, and The Good Wife on CBS; and Succession on HBO. Max is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Yale School of Drama.
Hunter Hoffman is an actor and musician born and raised in the DMV and currently based in Sacramento, California. Love, Love, Love marks his debut at Studio Theatre.Broadway credits include Sweat and the most recent tour of Oklahoma! Off Broadway credits include Troilus and Cressida at The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park. Select regional credits include Sweat with the Public Theater’s Mobile Unit National Tour; Jump, The Last Wide Open, and Insertion at B Street Theatre; Clarkston at Boise Contemporary Theater; and Shakespeare in Love at New Stage Theatre. Hunter holds a B.A. in Theatre from Principia College and is a graduate of The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. On social media @thelostwayne (Instagram). hunter-hoffman.com
Liza Bennett is an actor and writer based in New York City. After graduating from the Juilliard School's Drama Division, she began her career with The Public Theater's The Merchant of Venice, starting at Shakespeare in the Park and later at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre. Some of her other theater credits include A Winter's Tale at The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, Other Desert Cities at Bucks County Playhouse, and Break at NYC Fringe. She has worked extensively across film and television including Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, The Leftovers on HBO, Chicago Fire on NBC, Billions on Showtime, The Blacklist and Elementary on CBS, and the upcoming feature Our Son. In addition to the Juilliard School, she is a proud graduate of the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities.
Madeline Seidman is grateful to be making her D.C. debut! Her recent Off Broadway credits include Partnership and Becomes a Woman at the Mint Theater Company. Her regional theater credits include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Christians at Chautauqua Theater Company, as well as the self-written solo show Kitchen of Truth at Yale Cabaret. She has acted in readings at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Fault Line Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Urban Stages, and Clubbed Thumb. She was featured on television in A League of Their Own for Amazon and in the short films Olive and Lynn and CRAM. She will next be seen in the feature film Music for the Requiem Mass. Madeline is a graduate of Williams College and earned her MFA at Yale School of Drama, where she was the recipient of the Herschel Williams Prize for an Actor with Outstanding Ability.
Max Jackson began acting professionally in Washington, DC at age 11 in To Hell and Back at Active Cultures Theatre, going on to spend his teen years appearing in shows such as Henry IV, Part 2 with Shakespeare Theatre Company; The Full Monty at The Keegan Theatre; A Christmas Carol at Ford's Theatre; The Water Engine at Spooky Action Theater; Jonkonnu at Howard University; as well as Arcadia and The Rocky Horror Show at Central Square Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He trained as an actor in London, graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in summer 2022, where he appeared professionally the following spring in Company.
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