Show Closed This production ended its run on July 12, 2015 The production will feature scenic and lighting design by Jason Epperson, projection design by Paul Deziel and sound design by Eric Backus. Churchill Churchill, a new play adapted and performed by Chicago-based actor Ronald Keaton, will have its off-Broadway premiere this winter. The show, which debuted in the Windy City last year, will begin performances at New World Stages on February 6 and open officially on February 18. Kurt Johns will direct. Related Shows View Comments The play follows the British Prime Minister in 1946, after having led Britain and the Allies to victory in World War II and being defeated for re-election. Sitting in forced retirement with his wife Clementine at their Chartwell home, Winston Churchill receives an invitation from President Harry Truman to speak at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where he will deliver his legendary, emphatic “Iron Curtain” speech.