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"Arthur and Esther is like an intimate art house film, well-written and well-executed, with two excellent performers."
- Theatre is Easy

Photos courtesy of Hunter Canning

About the Play

A laid off librarian wrestles with suicide methods that hurt the least, while his wife waits impatiently. But where does she wait?  A play of two worlds, this elemental and affecting two-hander explores love, loss and the lives we inherit and impose on others.

Part of the Ross Howard Festival

Meet the Team

Arthur - Steven Rattazzi*

Esther - Lucy Lavely*


Written by Ross Howard 

Directed by Jerry Heymann

Scenic Design by Brian Dudkiewicz

Costume Design by Samantha Rose Lind

Lighting Design by Michael O'Connor 

Sound Design by Andy Evan Cohen

Associate Scenic & Prop Design by Samantha Schaffer

Production Manager Joshua Shain

Casting by Stephanie Klapper

Casting Assistance by Alexa Magnotto and Ari Rudess

Production Stage Manager Erikka Anderson †

Assistant Stage Manager Kate Lagana

† represents New Light Theater Project company member

* represents member of Actors' Equity Association

Arthur and Esther was presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. 

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