Mint's Madras House Extends Two Weeks to March 25

News   Mint's Madras House Extends Two Weeks to March 25 The Mint Theater Company's revival of Harley Granville-Barker's play The Madras House has been extended two weeks to March 25 because of ticket demand.

The play, which began Jan. 31, stars Roberta Maxwell, George Morfogen, Laurie Kennedy and Jonathan Hogan. Gus Kaikkonen directs.

Granville-Barker is known for the 1905 play The Voysey Inheritance, which is currently at the Atlantic Theater Company in an adaptation by David Mamet.

In The Madras House, Constantine Madras, who founded a London fashion emporium and then left England to establish a polygamous household in Iraq, comes home to sell the business.

The Mint recently received the annual $100,000 Tony Randall Grant for its upcoming production of Leo Tolstoy's 1886 tragedy The Power Of Darkness.

Maxwell's Broadway credits include Equus, Othello, Our Town, Summer and Smoke, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and King Henry V, and her film roles include Jake Gyllenhaal's character's mom in "Brokeback Mountain." Morfogen appeared on Broadway in Fortune's Fool and An Inspector Calls, among others, and played the role of Rebadow on “Oz.” Kennedy received a Tony nomination for Man and Superman and has also appeared on Broadway in Angels in America and Major Barbara. Hogan was nominated for As Is, and his other Broadway credits include The Homecoming, Taking Steps, Burn This, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Fifth of July, Otherwise Engaged and Comedians.

The play goes up on the Third Floor of 311 West 43rd Street. For tickets call (212) 315-0231 or visit www.minttheater.org.

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