A.R. Gurney's New Comedy, Love & Money, Opens Tonight at the Signature

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Signature Theatre resident playwright A.R. Gurney's new comedy, Love & Money, officially opens Aug. 24. The play, which began previews Aug. 15 and has recently been extended, centers on a wealthy widow who is determined to give away her entire fortune before her death.

Leading the cast of Love & Money as widow Cornelia Cunningham is Maureen Anderman, who is joined by Gabriel Brown, Pamela Dunlap, Kahyun Kim and Joe Paulik. 

Maureen Anderman
Maureen Anderman Photo by Joan Marcus

In Gurney's new play, directed by Mark Lamos, Cornelia has a plan to donate almost everything she owns before her life of grace and privilege ends. Her mission is derailed by an ambitious and charming young man who arrives to claim his alleged inheritance.

Love & Money is a co-production with Westport Country Playhouse

The design team includes Michael Yeargan (scenic design), Jess Goldstein (costume design), Stephen Strawbridge (lighting design) and John Gromada (sound design). Matthew Melchiorre is the production stage manager. Casting is by Telsey + Company, William Cantler, CSA.

Performances are in the The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, located at 480 West 42nd St. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit SignatureTheatre or phone (212) 244-7529.

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