The world premiere of Emily Mann’s Gloria: A Life officially opens October 18 following previews that began October 2 at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square.
Tony winner Diane Paulus (Waitress, Pippin) directs the new play that presents Steinem as a symbol of past, present, and future change. The production features an all-female creative and producing team, the latter led by Tony winner Daryl Roth.
Flip through photos of the production below:
The first act focuses on Steinem's personal life and activism, and the second serves as a "Talking Circle," in which the audience is invited to carry the themes of the play into a conversation of their own.
The production also features scenic design by Amy Rubin, costume design by Jessica Jahn, lighting design by Jeanette Yew, sound design by Robert Kaplowitz and Andrea Allmond, and projection design by Elaine J. McCarthy.
The casting director is Tara Rubin, CSA, the production manager is Mary Duffe, the production stage manager is Ana M. Garcia, the Act 2 coordinator is Laura Fischer, and the creative consultants are Amy Richards and Kathy Najimy.
Tickets are on sale at GloriathePlay.com.