Tickets are now on sale for the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater production of The Revisionist, a new play by Jesse Eisenberg. Directed by Kip Fagan, the drama stars Eisenberg, Tony winner Vanessa Redgrave and Daniel Oreskes. The production is scheduled to begin performances February 15, with an official opening night set for February 28. The Revisionist will play a limited engagement through March 31 at off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre.
The Revisionist tells the story of David (Eisenberg), who travels to Poland as he struggles with writer’s block. His 75-year-old cousin Maria (Redgrave) invites him to stay with him in hopes of connecting with her distant American family. As they bond, Maria reveals details about her difficult post-war life, testing what both cousins think it means to be a family.
The production features scenic design by John McDermott, costume design by Jessica Pabst, lighting design by Matt Frey, sound design by Bart Fasbender and property design by Andrew Diaz.