Revival of Lillian Hellman's Second Play, Days to Come, Begins Off-Broadway August 2

Off-Broadway News   Revival of Lillian Hellman's Second Play, Days to Come, Begins Off-Broadway August 2
The Mint Theater production will play a limited run at Theatre Row.
Lillian Hellman
Lillian Hellman

Performances begin August 2 at Theater Row Off-Broadway for the Mint Theater revival of Lillian Hellman's Days to Come. Set against the backdrop of a labor strike in a small town in Ohio, the second play from the The Little Foxes playwright played on Broadway for just a week in 1936.

Days to Come is directed by J.R. Sullivan and is playing a limited run through September 30. Opening night is August 26.

The cast is made up of Mary Bacon (Women Without Men, Dear Evan Hansen), Janie Brookshire (Wife to James Whelan, The Misanthrope), Larry Bull (The Coast of Utopia, Rocket to the Moon), Chris Henry Coffey (Bronx Bombers, Water By The Spoonful), Dan Daily (The Tenth Man, A Moon for the Misbegotten), Ted Deasy (The 39 Steps), Roderick Hill (Return of the Prodigal, Butley), Betsy Hogg (Peter and the Starcatcher, Fiddler on the Roof), Kim Martin-Cotten (Time and the Conways, The Little Foxes), Geoffrey Allen Murphy (The Nance, War Horse), and Evan Zes (Incident at Vichy, The Freedom of the City).

In Days to Come, a labor strike in a small Ohio town threatens to tear apart both the community and family. “It’s the story of innocent people on both sides who are drawn into conflict and events far beyond their comprehension,” Hellman said in an interview in 1936. “It’s the saga of a man who started something he cannot stop…”

The Mint production features scenic design by Harry Feiner, costume design by Andrea Varga, lighting design by Christian DeAngelis, sound design by Jane Shaw, and prop design by Joshua Yocom. Casting is by Stephanie Klapper, CSA. Rod Kinter serves as fight director.

Hellman's plays include The Little Foxes, which was recently revived starring Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney, as well as Watch on the Rhine; My Mother, My Father and Me; Toys in the Attic; The Lark; and The Children's Hour.

Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at (212) 239-6200, or in person at the Theatre Row Box Office.

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