The Last Match
Set against the high-stakes backdrop of professional sports, this play serves up a richly theatrical look at what keeps us striving and why.
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Roundabout Theatre Company presents the New York premiere of Anna Ziegler’s new play THE LAST MATCH. It’s the semifinals of the U.S. Open, and two tennis greats are facing off in the match of their lives. Tim Porter, the aging all-American favorite, wants to prove to the world, his wife and himself that he’s still a champion. Hot-headed rising star Sergei Sergeyev struggles to believe he truly deserves to beat his lifelong hero.
Set against the high-stakes backdrop of professional sports, this New York premiere, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, serves up a richly theatrical look at what keeps us striving and why.
Photos by: Joan Marcus
90 minutes, no intermission
“Don't you dare say it's only a game. In The Last Match, life itself is at stake.”
The New York Times
“A classic sports rivalry that combines humor and pathos with natural ease.”