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

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Why Can’t We Be More Like Jessica Chastain? Six Reasons Why The Heiress Star Is the Most Awesome Woman Alive

Why Can’t We Be More Like Jessica Chastain? Six Reasons Why The Heiress Star Is the Most Awesome Woman Alive

Since The Heiress opened on Broadway, it's become painfully obvious that Jessica Chastain is the best at everything. While playing Catherine Sloper in the revival of Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s drama, she also headlined two hit movies (Zero Dark Thirty and Mama, ever heard of ‘em?), won a Golden Globe, nabbed SAG and Oscar noms and appeared on approximately ...

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The Heiress' Jessica Chastain Talks Getting Budget Advice from Barbra Streisand & Diet Tips From Al Pacino

The Heiress' Jessica Chastain Talks Getting Budget Advice from Barbra Streisand & Diet Tips From Al Pacino

Jessica Chastain was in good company when The Heiress star got to share the Tonight Show With Jay Leno couch with her pal, Les Misérables film headliner Hugh Jackman! The pair first met at last year’s Oscars luncheon, where Jackman tried giving Chastain bunny ears in every photo (or was it the other way around?). The busy actress, who is ...

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The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain, to Recoup Broadway Investment During Final Week

The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain, to Recoup Broadway Investment During Final Week

Audiences have been flocking to catch Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain and Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens in The Heiress. The Broadway revival will recoup its full $3 million investment during its final week of performances. The production is scheduled to hold its final performance on February 9, having played 27 previews and 117 regular performances.

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Confirmed! The Heiress' Jessica Chastain to Star in Miss Julie Movie Alongside Colin Farrell

Confirmed! The Heiress' Jessica Chastain to Star in Miss Julie Movie Alongside Colin Farrell

Golden Globe winner, Oscar nominee and The Heiress star Jessica Chastain has previously hinted about her newest project, but now it’s official: The actress will lead a new screen adaptation of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie alongside Hollywood hunk Colin Farrell and Samantha Morton, according to Variety. No shooting or release dates for the forthcoming film, to be helmed by director ...

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The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens, Cancels Final Performance

The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens, Cancels Final Performance

The Broadway revival of The Heiress, starring Dan Stevens and Jessica Chastain, will close one day early on February 9. The final performance, which was originally scheduled for February 10, will be canceled so Chastain can attend the BAFTA Awards in London. The Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner is nominated for Best Leading Actress for her role as ...

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The Heiress' Jessica Chastain Talks Freaking People Out in Mama & Wearing a Mickey Mouse Costume on Fallon

The Heiress' Jessica Chastain Talks Freaking People Out in Mama & Wearing a Mickey Mouse Costume on Fallon

Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated The Heiress star Jessica Chastain took time out of her incredibly busy schedule to pay a visit to Late Night Jimmy Fallon, and the actress revealed some fascinating facts about her past! The starlet told Fallon that she couldn’t have gone to college without the help of Robin Williams (even thought the two have never met), how ...

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Jessica Chastain Talks Carrying Her Golden Globe Around at The Heiress on Today

Jessica Chastain Talks Carrying Her Golden Globe Around at The Heiress on Today

Jessica Chastain is one insanely busy lady. The Heiress star is currently balancing her current Broadway gig with a busy awards schedule (taking home a Golden Globe and possibly even an Oscar next!) for Zero Dark Thirty, and now she’s celebrating the premiere of her new horror flick Mama. The starlet woke up early to chat about all of ...

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Golden Globe Winner Jessica Chastain of The Heiress Hints at Another Classic Role

Golden Globe Winner Jessica Chastain of The Heiress Hints at Another Classic Role

Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain has an astoundingly full plate, doing press for her new film Zero Dark Thirty by day and starring in Broadway’s The Heiress by night. Even so the starlet already has an idea for her next project, according to The Boston Herald.

“There’s something, it hasn’t been announced but it’s pretty obscure," Chastain ...

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TV Drama Alphas, Starring The Heiress’ David Strathairn, Canceled After Two Seasons

TV Drama Alphas, Starring The Heiress’ David Strathairn, Canceled After Two Seasons

Alphas, a science fiction TV drama starring The HeiressDavid Strathairn, will not be renewed for a third season, according to Deadline.com. Created by Zak Penn and Michael Karnow, Alphas premiered July 11, 2011 on SyFy. The second season ender, which aired on October 22, 2012, will now have served as the series finale.

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Oscar-Nominated The Heiress Star Jessica Chastain Explains Why She’s a ‘Crazy Person’ on The Daily Show

Oscar-Nominated The Heiress Star Jessica Chastain Explains Why She’s a ‘Crazy Person’ on The Daily Show

In the middle of her busy two-show day at Broadway’s The Heiress, Jessica Chastain stopped by The Daily Show on January 16 to chat with Jon Stewart about her much-buzzed-about new film, Zero Dark Thirty. The newly-minted Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee admitted her schedule is a bit packed at the moment, juggling press appearances, awards shows and starring ...

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Why Does David Letterman Think The Heiress' Jessica Chastain is Going to Jail?

Why Does David Letterman Think The Heiress' Jessica Chastain is Going to Jail?

The Heiress star Jessica Chastain—otherwise known as the busiest leading lady in showbiz—stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman on January 7 to chat about her new film Zero Dark Thirty, which, according to the talk show host, could land the Academy Award nominee in jail! Although Chastain insisted Zero Dark Thirty is a “very accurate film,” ...

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The Heiress Star Dan Stevens Won't Return for Fourth Season of Downton Abbey

The Heiress Star Dan Stevens Won't Return for Fourth Season of Downton Abbey

Sad news for Downton Abbey fans: After months of speculation, news has broke that The Heiress leading man Dan Stevens won't return for the fourth season of TV's ratings hit and critical darling Downton Abbey, according to Deadline.com.

Stevens, who plays dashing Crawley cousin Matthew, opted not to re-up his contract with the series, which will begin production on ...

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Check Out the Latest Intense Trailer for Zero Dark Thirty, Starring The Heiress’ Jessica Chastain

Check Out the Latest Intense Trailer for Zero Dark Thirty, Starring The Heiress’ Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain is having quite the month! The Oscar nominee is headlining the lavish Broadway revival of The Heiress and has been racking up award nominations for her latest film Zero Dark Thirty, which details America’s hunt for Osama bin Laden. Not only did Chastain pick up the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, she also nabbed ...

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The Heiress' Jessica Chastain Talks Kicking Ass in Zero Dark Thirty on Chelsea Lately

The Heiress' Jessica Chastain Talks Kicking Ass in Zero Dark Thirty on Chelsea Lately

Talk about a complete turnaround! Jessica Chastain plays a sheltered homebody in Broadway’s The Heiress, a stark contrast to the role of a CIA analyst she takes on in the new awards darling film Zero Dark Thirty. Chastain popped up on Chelsea Lately to talk about kicking ass and taking names in the massive manhunt movie, which gets a wide ...

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The Cast of Downton Abbey Takes a Royal Field Trip to See Dan Stevens in The Heiress

The Cast of Downton Abbey Takes a Royal Field Trip to See Dan Stevens in The Heiress

Dan Stevens had some very noble guests in the audience at The Heiress on December 11, when a group of his Downton Abbey co-stars came all the way from England to catch his performance! After seeing Stevens’ Broadway debut as dashing suitor Morris Townsend, Downton Abbey stars Joanne Froggatt (Anna), Elizabeth McGovern (Lady Grantham), Sophie McShera (Daisy), Hugh Bonneville (Lord ...

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The Heiress Star Jessica Chastain Earns NBR Best Actress Award For Zero Dark Thirty

The Heiress Star Jessica Chastain Earns NBR Best Actress Award For Zero Dark Thirty

The Heiress leading lady Jessica Chastain earned the National Board of Review award for Best Actress for her thrilling performance in Zero Dark Thirty, according to Variety. The highly anticipated film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden also took home the award for top film of the year. Zero Dark Thirty hits theaters on December 19. 

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The Heiress’ Judith Ivey on Directing Miss Firecracker and a 25th Anniversary Steel Magnolias Benefit

The Heiress’ Judith Ivey on Directing Miss Firecracker and a 25th Anniversary Steel Magnolias Benefit

When it comes to multitasking, the ladies of The Heiress set a high bar. Star Jessica Chastain is juggling her leading role as Catherine Sloper with promotional duties for the Oscar-buzz film drama Zero Dark Thirty. Meanwhile, Judith Ivey, acclaimed for her smart performance as Catherine’s Aunt Lavinia, has two directing projects in the works: a Spring 2013 Broadway mounting ...

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Watch The Heiress Star Jessica Chastain ‘Geek Out’ Over Whoopi Goldberg on The View

Watch The Heiress Star Jessica Chastain ‘Geek Out’ Over Whoopi Goldberg on The View

The Heiress headliner Jessica Chastain was a vision in orange on November 8, when she stopped by to chat with the ladies of The View, including her idol Whoopi Goldberg. Chastain joked about going from “fabulous” in The Help to “dowdy” in Broadway's The Heiress, and explained why she chose to eat lunch alone (instead of with her co-star, Downton ...

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The Heiress' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens Talk American Accents & Downton Abbey Spoofs on GMA

The Heiress' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens Talk American Accents & Downton Abbey Spoofs on GMA

The Heiress headliners Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens headed to TV’s Good Morning America on November 8, and the duo seemed more like old pals than new co-stars. Although both actors have already experienced their fair share of success (Chastain is an Oscar nominee for The Help and Stevens is best known as Downton Abbey heartthrob Matthew Crawley), the pair ...

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Video Exclusive! A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Elegant 19th-Century Set & Costumes of The Heiress

Video Exclusive! A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Elegant 19th-Century Set & Costumes of The Heiress

Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s bittersweet drama The Heiress, starring Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens, has transformed the Walter Kerr Theatre into Dr. Austin Sloper’s stately 19th-century home in Washington Square. Below, set designer Derek McLane and costume designer Albert Wolsky reveal the thoughtful, intricate details that make The Heiress come alive onstage. Click on to get a closer look at ...

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Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Charmed by The Heiress’ Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens?

Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Charmed by  The Heiress’ Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens?

For over a 60 years, audiences have been captivated by The Heiress’ story of love, money and deceit. Did Word of Mouth panelists Brian, Anna and Ruth fall under the charm of this revival's stars Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens?
 

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Celebrate an Enchanting Opening Night with Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens & the Cast of The Heiress

Celebrate an Enchanting Opening Night with Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens & the Cast of The Heiress

Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens and the star-studded cast of The Heiress had an opening night to remember on November 1! Re-live the elegant event at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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It’s a Dazzling Opening Night for Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens & the Cast of The Heiress

It’s a Dazzling Opening Night for Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens & the Cast of The Heiress
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Love was in the air on November 1, when Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens and the cast of The Heiress celebrated their official opening night. Directed by Moises Kaufman, The Heiress tells the bittersweet story of Catherine Sloper (Chastain), a plain-looking but wealthy woman who is smitten by her handsome suitor, Morris Townsend (Stevens)—but ...

Squigs Sketches the 19th-Century Charm of The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens

Squigs Sketches the 19th-Century Charm of The Heiress, Starring Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens

Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain and Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens are currently charming Broadway audiences in Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s 19th-century drama The Heiress. Directed by Moises Kaufman and based on Henry James’ classic novel Washington Square, Chastain stars as Catherine Sloper, an exceedingly wealthy but plain-looking woman who falls in love with Morris Townsend (Stevens), a handsome but ...

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

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

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 ...

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