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Coen, Guirgis on tap at Atlantic Theater Company

The world premiere of Ethan Coen's first full-length stage play, a revival of "The Threepenny Opera" and a new play by Stephen Adly Guirgis will highlight the Atlantic Theater Company's upcoming season.

AP Drama Writer

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NEW YORK —

The world premiere of Ethan Coen's first full-length stage play, a revival of "The Threepenny Opera" and a new play by Stephen Adly Guirgis will highlight the Atlantic Theater Company's upcoming season.

The company unveiled its slate of 2013-14 offerings Thursday, which also includes a stage adaptation of Alan Sillitoe's beloved short story "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" adapted by British playwright Roy Williams.

Coen, half of the prolific filmmaking Coen brothers, offers his "Women or Nothing," about two women desperate to have a child. It will be directed by David Cromer and begin performances Aug. 28.

The Atlantic also produced Coen's "Happy Hour," a collection of three short dark comedies. He also wrote one-third of "Relatively Speaking," three one-acts on Broadway in 2011 that also included works by Woody Allen and Elaine May.

The revival of the Bertolt Brecht-Kurt Weill masterpiece "The Threepenny Opera" will be directed by Martha Clarke, an innovative choreographer and director whose best-known original work is "The Garden of Earthly Delights." It will be produced next spring.

The Atlantic's season will close next June with the world premiere of Guirgis' "Between Riverside and Crazy...," the story of a family's struggle to hold onto a rent stabilized apartment. The playwright rocketed to fame with the Tony-nominated "The Motherf----- With the Hat" starring Chris Rock and Bobby Cannavale.

Two final productions and casting for all the shows will be announced shortly.

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Online: http://www.atlantictheater.org

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