The producers of The Heiress are pleased to announce full casting for the Broadway-bound production that stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner David Strathairn, the leading man of “Downton Abbey” Dan Stevens and Tony Award winner Judith Ivey. Written by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress will be directed by Tony Award nominated playwright and director Moisés Kaufman. Tickets go on sale to the general public today, August 27.
In addition to Jessica Chastain as “Catherine Sloper,” David Strathairn as “Dr. Austin Sloper,” Dan Stevens as “Morris Townsend” and Judith Ivey as “Lavinia Penniman,” The Heiress will also feature Molly Camp as “Marian Almond,” Kieran Campion as “Arthur Townsend,” Virginia Kull as “Maria,” Dee Nelson as “Mrs. Montgomery” and Caitlin O’Connell as “Elizabeth Almond.”
Preview performances begin October 7, 2012 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). Opening night is November 1, 2012. This is a strictly limited run through February 10, 2013.
The Heiress will be produced by Paula Wagner, Roy Furman, Stephanie P. McClelland, Luigi Caiola/Rose Caiola, Jim Herbert, Ted Leibowitz, Stacey Mindich, Jill Furman, Ricardo Hornos, Jon B. Platt, Eric Schmidt, Margo Lion/Rachel Weinstein and Jujamcyn Theaters.
In this timeless New York love story, a protected young woman (Jessica Chastain) finds herself caught between her steely, controlling father (David Strathairn) and a mysterious, handsome suitor (Dan Stevens). The power of passion, loss and money scars their lives in this unforgettable drama.
Tickets for THE HEIRESS are now available by visiting Telecharge.com, calling (212) 239-6200 and at the box office of the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC) beginning Saturday, September 15th. Ticket prices range from $50.00-$135.00. Group bookings are being accepted now. Please visit www.telecharge.com/groups or call Telecharge Group Sales at 800-432-7780.