Atkins will discuss her role in the new play The Retreat From Moscow, which officially opened Oct. 23 at the Booth Theatre. Atkins co-stars in the William Nicholson play with John Lithgow and Ben Chaplin. Daniel Sullivan directs. On Broadway Eileen Atkins has appeared in The Killing of Sister George, The Promise, Vivat!, Regina and Indiscretions. Her Off-Broadway credits include A Room of One's Own, for which she received a Drama Desk Award, and Vita and Virginia. She also recently starred in the London and New York mountings of The Unexpected Man.
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