Kelley Curran Joins the Company of MOTHER OF THE MAID
The Public Theater has announced an addition to the company of the New York premiere of Mother of the Maid, written by Emmy Award winner Jane Anderson. Kelley Curran joins the company as Lady of the Court beginning Friday, October 26, stepping in for Kate Jennings Grant who is departing the lauded production due to a scheduling conflict.
Directed by Emmy Award nominee Matthew Penn, the riveting new play began previews on Tuesday, September 25 in The Public's Anspacher Theater and officially opened on Wednesday, October 17. Mother of the Maid has been extended twice and will now run through Sunday, December 23.
The complete cast of Mother of the Maid features Glenn Close (Isabelle Arc), Dermot Crowley (Jacques Arc), Kelley Curran(Lady of the Court), Olivia Gilliatt (Monique), Andrew Hovelson (Pierre Arc/Guard), Daniel Pearce (Father Gilbert/Chamberlain/Scribe), and Grace Van Patten (Joan Arc).
MOTHER OF THE MAID tells the story of Joan of Arc's mother (Glenn Close), a sensible, hard-working, God-fearing peasant woman whose faith is upended as she deals with the baffling journey of her odd and extraordinary daughter. This riveting play is an epic tale told through an unexpected and remarkable new perspective. Emmy nominee Matthew Penn directs this deeply moving drama about the glories and challenges of raising an exceptional child.
MOTHER OF THE MAID features scenic design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Jane Greenwood, lighting design by Lap Chi Chu, sound design by Alexander Sovronsky and Joanna Lynne Staub, original music by Alexander Sovronsky, and hair and wig design by Tom Watson.