Manhattan Theatre Club and the Young Vic Theatre, by special arrangement with Eleanor Lloyd Productions, Anthology TheatreStanley Buchthal, and Denis O’Sullivan are pleased to announce the American premiere of The Collaboration featuring Paul Bettany (The Avengers, “WandaVision,” “A Very British Scandal”) and Jeremy Pope(Choir Boy at MTC, Ain’t Too Proud, “Hollywood”), by Anthony McCarten (The Two Popes, Bohemian Rhapsody), directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah(The VisitorTree) as part of Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming 2022-2023 season.

The Collaboration will begin previews on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 ahead of a Tuesday, December 20, 2022 opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Warhol. Basquiat. Electric, eccentric, polar opposites… together, for the first time in the most unlikely partnership the art world has ever seen. Paul Bettany (The Avengers, “WandaVision,” “A Very British Scandal”) and Jeremy Pope (Choir BoyAin’t Too Proud, “Hollywood”) star in the thrilling American premiere of the London sensation. Go to

Photo: Jeremy Pope and Paul Bettany – Photo by Marc Brenner