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Ruth Snyder

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1932
The Small One

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1932
The Small One






Ruth Snyder News

New Staging of MACHINAL Kicks off Wirtz Center Season Photo New Staging of MACHINAL Kicks off Wirtz Center Season
by Julie Musbach - Oct 3, 2019

Inspired by the real-life case of convicted and executed murderer Ruth Snyder, a?oeMachinala?? is considered one of the high points of Expressionist Theatre on the American stage.

BWW Review: MACHINAL, Almeida Theatre Photo BWW Review: MACHINAL, Almeida Theatre
by Nicole Ackman - Jun 11, 2018

Machinal, written by Sophie Treadwell, is based on the sensational 1927 trial of Ruth Snyder, a housewife who murdered her husband. It is a play largely about a woman attempting to find her own agency, with little success, despite the restraints of being a wife and mother. While the Almeida production boasts a wonderful set and the modern relevancy is clear, it ultimately falls short of its source material.

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall.

Photo Flash: Marymount Manhattan College presents MACHINAL Photo Photo Flash: Marymount Manhattan College presents MACHINAL
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2017

Marymount Manhattan College's production of Machinal directed by Ellen Orenstein. The production ran October 12-15 in the Theresa Lang Theatre.

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall.

Marymount Manhattan College to Present MACHINAL This Weekend Photo Marymount Manhattan College to Present MACHINAL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Marymount Manhattan College presents an all-new production of Sophie Treadwell's landmark play, Machinal, directed by professor Ellen Orenstein.

Marymount Manhattan College to Present MACHINAL This Weekend Photo Marymount Manhattan College to Present MACHINAL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Marymount Manhattan College presents an all-new production of Sophie Treadwell's landmark play, Machinal, directed by professor Ellen Orenstein.

Through the Lens of a Woman MACHINAL Challenges America's Social Imprisonment Photo Through the Lens of a Woman MACHINAL Challenges America's Social Imprisonment
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2017

Sophie Treadwell's groundbreaking classic Machinal rips the fa ade of social customs away by forcing the audience to see life through the eyes of a young woman in the 1920s. Inspired by the real-life story of Ruth Snyder, Helen is the lens through which the mechanics of America are seen. Directed by The Speakeasy Society's co-artistic director Julianne Just, Machinal is what happens when we push against the prescribed roles of society and how much we force ourselves into those roles, and how we feel trapped by them , said Just.

Inspired by First Woman Sent to Electric Chair, MACHINAL to Play TheatreUSF This Fall Photo Inspired by First Woman Sent to Electric Chair, MACHINAL to Play TheatreUSF This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Inspired by the true story of the first woman ever sent to the electric chair, USF School of Theatre & Dance presents Machinal, running Sep 22- 23 & Sep 28 - 30 at 7:30 pm and Sep 24, 30, & Oct 1 at 3 pm.

Inspired by First Woman Sent to Electric Chair, MACHINAL to Play TheatreUSF This Fall Photo Inspired by First Woman Sent to Electric Chair, MACHINAL to Play TheatreUSF This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Inspired by the true story of the first woman ever sent to the electric chair, USF School of Theatre & Dance presents Machinal, running Sep 22- 23 & Sep 28 - 30 at 7:30 pm and Sep 24, 30, & Oct 1 at 3 pm.

Ruth Snyder Videos

BWW TV: Chatting with Rebecca Hall and the Company of MACHINAL on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened Thursday night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand at the after party to chat with the entire company. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: On the MACHINAL Red Carpet with Christian Borle, Victor Garber and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 17, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened last night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the evening's guests before the curtain went up, including Susan Sarandon, Victor Garber, Christian Borle, Katie Finneran and more. Check out what they had to say on opening night below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Rebecca Hall & More in Roundabout's MACHINAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on, Friday, December 20 at 8:00PM ahead of an official opening on Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Rebecca Hall and the Cast of MACHINAL- Meet the Company!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 27, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall as 'Young Woman' in a new Broadway production of Machinal, by Sophie Treadwell, directed by Lyndsey Turner. The cast will include Suzanne Bertish as 'Mother', Michael Cumpsty as 'Husband',Morgan Spector as 'Lover' and Damian Baldet, Ashley Bell, Jeff Biehl, Arnie Burton, Ryan Dinning, Scott Drummond, Dion Graham, Edward James Hyland, Jason Loughlin, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Daniel Pearce, Henny Russell, Karen Walsh,Michael Warner. The cast met the press earlier this week and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company. Check out what they had to say about the production below!


Ruth Snyder Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ruth Snyder been in?
Ruth Snyder has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ruth Snyder been in?
Ruth Snyder has not appeared in the West End