"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 will feature 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.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.