THE HEIRESS, Starring Jessica Chastain and David Strathairn, Begins Performances Tomorrow
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress begins previews tomorrow, Saturday, October 6th at 8:00PM.
The Heiress stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner David Strathairn, the leading man of “Downton Abbey” Dan Stevens, and Tony Award winner Judith Ivey. Written by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress is directed by Tony Award nominated playwright and director Moisés Kaufman.
The design team includes Tony Award winner Derek McLane (sets), Academy Award winner Albert Wolsky (costumes), Tony Award nominee David Lander (lighting), Peter Golub (original music) and Tony Award nominee Leon Rothenberg (sound).
The Heiress is produced by Paula Wagner, Roy Furman, Stephanie P. McClelland, Luigi Caiola/Rose Caiola, Jim Herbert, Ted Liebowitz, Stacey Mindich, Jill Furman, Ricardo Hornos, Jon B. Platt, Eric Schmidt, Margo Lion/Rachel Weinstein and Jujamcyn Theaters.
The Heiress opens officially on Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway (219 West 48th St.). This is a strictly limited run through February 10, 2013.
In this timeless New York love story, a protected young woman (Jessica Chastain) finds herself caught between her steely, controlling father (David Strathairn) and a mysterious, handsome suitor (Dan Stevens). The power of passion, loss and money scars their lives in this unforgettable drama.