"When Sebastian's father refuses to allow his marriage to his love, Mary, he turns to the most unlikely person for help, the feisty and independent 'roaring girl' Moll," press notes state. "With her fearless forays into the scheming London underworld, Moll turns out to be just the right 'man' for the job. Her defiant mischief exposes the hypocrisy of a city gone mad with greed and charts a new and unexpected course to true love."
The reading features live music by Pearl Rhein and a post-play Bull Session, discussing the play, with Jean Howard.
Tickets and more information are available by calling (212) 352-3101 or visiting redbulltheater.com.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.