From Harvey to The Trip to Bountiful, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Play Revivals

By Playbill Staff
19 Apr 2013

Show: The Heiress
Theatre: Walter Kerr Theatre

Preview: Oct. 6, 2012

Opening: Nov. 1, 2012
Closing: Feb. 9, 2013

Creators: Written by Augustus Goetz and Ruth Goetz. Direction by Moisés Kaufman.
Original Principal Cast: Jessica Chastain as Catherine Sloper, David Strathairn as Dr. Austin Sloper, Dan Stevens as Morris Townsend, Judith Ivey as Lavinia Penniman, Molly Camp as Marian Almond, Kieran Campion as Arthur Townsend, Virginia Kull as Maria and Ben Livingston as Coachman.

Synopsis: Here's how the producers bill The Heiress: "In this timeless New York love story, a protected young woman (Chastain) finds herself caught between her steely, grief-stricken father (Strathairn) and a mysterious, handsome suitor (Stevens). The power of passion, loss and money scars their lives in this unforgettable drama."

Check out photos from opening night of The Heiress.

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