New Production of Eugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE Set for 13th Street Rep
Director Mark Redfield (the indie films COLD HARBOR, THE DEATH OF POE, DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE) adapts and directs this new production of Eugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE.
The play opened November 2,1921 . It ran for 121 performances. In 1922, O'Neill won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Original star Pauline Lord reprised her role in London (the first O'Neill to be presented on the West End ), and on April 10, 1923, she received a half-hour ovation. Its last Broadway revival was in 1993 by the Roundabout Theatre Company ,starring Natasha Richardson and Liam Neeson.
Set in 1910 New York City, the story is about former prostitute who falls in love, but runs into difficulty in turning her life around, McKenzie Menter essays the title role, while Kevin G Shinnick portrays her father.
The play will be presented at the historic 13th St Repertory Company Theatre on 50 W 13th St., NYC. For updates, go to www.facebook.com/AnnaChristieMarch2018. Tickets will become available in the New Year through Brownpapertickets.com.