Mint's Mary Broome, Featuring Janie Brookshire and Roderick Hill, Begins Aug. 18

News   Mint's Mary Broome, Featuring Janie Brookshire and Roderick Hill, Begins Aug. 18
 
The first-ever New York revival of Allan Monkhouse's 1911 comedy Mary Broome, about a housemaid who becomes part of the family, begins performances Off-Broadway Aug. 18 at the Mint Theater Company.

Janie Brookshire
Janie Brookshire

Mint artistic director Jonathan Bank directs the production that officially opens Sept. 10 for a run through Oct. 14. The play premiered in London in 1911 and received its New York debut in 1919 at the Neighborhood Playhouse.

The cast features Rod Brogan, Janie Brookshire, Katie Fabel, Kristin Griffith, Roderick Hill, Julie Jesneck, Patricia Kilgarriff, Graeme Malcolm, Douglas Rees, Erica Swindell and Jill Tanner.

Mary Broome, according to the Mint, "tells the story of a household turned upside down by an upstairs/downstairs liaison. Mary, the housemaid, is pregnant by Leonard, the wayward son — and everyone is eager to do the right thing — if only they knew what that was."

The production has set design by Roger Hanna, costume design by Martha Hally, lighting design by Nicole Pearce, sound design by Jane Shaw and prop design by Joshua Yocum.

For tickets and further information phone (212) 315-0231 or visit MintTheater.

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