Beginning performances Sept. 13 at the American Airlines Theatre is the U.S. premiere of After Miss Julie. This adaptation of August Strindberg's 1888 Miss Julie moves the action to 1945 England against the backdrop of the Labour Party's victory over the Tories. The play examines gender and class as manifested in the struggle between the young, willful aristocrat Julie and her status-obsessed servant.
Mark Brokaw directs a three-person cast featuring film stars Sienna Miller and Jonny Lee Miller and Tony nominee Marin Ireland.
On Sept. 22, Carrie Fisher brings her acclaimed solo show Wishful Drinking to Studio 54. Based upon her best-selling memoir of the same name, the actress recounts the true and intoxicating tales of her life, taking on such topics as growing up with celebrity parents, "Star Wars," her marriage to Paul Simon, substance addiction, recovery and motherhood.