Exclusive: Sea Wall/A Life, the lauded Broadway
production starring Jake Gyllenhaal
and Tom Sturridge
, will be recorded and released as an Audible
Original production, Audible announced today.
Audible, an industry leader of downloadable audiobooks and other recorded spoken-word entertainment, will record the two actors performing the solo one-act plays in a sound studio, a spokesperson for the company said.
Sea Wall, written by Simon Stephens
and performed by Sturridge, and A Life, written by Nick Payne
and performed by Gyllenhaal, were first presented as a double bill at the Public Theatre Off Broadway last February, winning over critics and audiences. Directed by Carrie Cracknell
, Sea Wall/A Life subsequently made its move to Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in July for an official opening on Aug. 8. The limited engagement runs through Sunday, Sept. 29.
In a statement today, Gyllenhaal said, “I speak for both Tom and myself when I say that