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Photo Flash: First Look at Peccadillo Theater Company's THE SILVER CORD Off-Broadway


The Peccadillo Theater Company is presenting the first major NYC revival of Sidney Howard's THE SILVER CORD, directed by OBIE Award winner Dan Wackerman. Currently in previews, the production is set to officially open next Tuesday, June 11th at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) Check out a first look at the production below!

THE SILVER CORD, one of the most successful plays of the 1926-27 Broadway season, centers on a domineering matriarch who is pathologically close to her two adult sons. Originally starring Laura Hope Crews, THE SILVER CORD opened December 26, 1926 at the Golden Theatre, running for 232 performances. Miss Crews subsequently starred in the 1933 RKO film version with Irene Dunne and Joel McCrea.

The cast of THE SILVER CORD features Wilson Bridges (DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES, ACADEMY), Dale Carman (CITY OF HOPE, DOGFIGHT, ROOM SERVICE), Caroline Kaplan (THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Riverside Theatre; THREE SISTERS,Williamstown), Thomas Matthew Kelley ("How to Make It in America," LOVE GOES TO PRESS), and Victoria Mack ("The Good Wife," Broadway's VENUS IN FUR).

Playwright Sidney Howard also wrote the plays THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED (1925 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, later musicalized by Frank Loesser as THE MOST HAPPY FELLA), DODSWORTH, THE LATE CHRISTOPHER BEAN, NED McCOBB'S DAUGHTER, LUTE SONG, YELLOW JACK, and CASANOVA. One of Hollywood's top screenwriters, Mr. Howard's classic films include GONE WITH THE WIND, DODSWORTH, BULLDOG DRUMMOND, CHRISTOPHER BEAN, andRAFFLES. After his untimely death resulting from a farming accident, Sidney Howard received a posthumous Academy Award for GONE WITH THE WIND.

THE SILVER CORD is set to play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through July 14th. The performance schedule is Wednesdays at 7pm, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm, with matinees Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3 pm. Tickets are available through or by calling OvationTix at 212-352-3101.

Photos by: Carol Rosegg

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