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The Heiress - Broadway

Jessica Chastain stars in the Broadway revival of Ruth and Augustus Goetz's drama.

The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens, Opens on Broadway

The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens, Opens on Broadway
Jessica Chastain & David Strathairn in 'The Heiress'
'The Heiress' opens on Broadway on November 1

The Broadway revival of Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s classic play The Heiress opens on November 1 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Starring Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain and Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens, the Moises Kaufman-helmed production will play a limited engagement through February 10, 2013.

Set in 19th century New York City, the play is based on Henry James’ novel Washington SquareThe Heiress tells the story of Catherine Sloper (Chastain), an exceedingly wealthy but plain-looking woman who is pursued by a handsome, mysterious suitor (Stevens). Although Catherine is smitten, her father, Dr. Austin Sloper (David Strathairn), suspects the man is only after his daughter’s money. In addition to Chastain, Stevens and Strathairn, the production features two-time Tony winner Judith Ivey, as well as Virginia Kull, Kieran Campion, Dee Nelson, Molly Camp and Caitlin O’Connell.

The Heiress features set design by Derek McLane, costume design by Albert Wolsky, lighting design by David Lander, sound design by Leon Rothenberg and original music by Peter Golub.

Check out clips from The Heiress below! 

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