— Ed Harris and Bill Pullman star in The New Group's production of Beth Henley's racial drama.
|Preview||oct 25, 2013|
|Opening||nov 07, 2013|
|Closing||dec 22, 2013|
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Set in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964, The Jacksonian tells the story of respectable dentist Bill Perch, who moves into the seedy Jacksonian Motel after his wife kicks him out. His downward spiral is punctuated by encounters with his teenage daughter, a gold-digging motel employee, a treacherous bartender and his now estranged wife. Revolving around the night of a murder, The Jacksonian unearths the eerie tensions and madness in a town poisoned by racism.
*Please note: There is no late-seating for this production.
What Is The Jacksonian Like?
The Jacksonian combines a film noir vibe with David Lynch overtones, creating a chill-inducing and mildly disturbing evening at the theater. Featuring an all-star cast including Ed Harris, Bill Pullman, Harris’ real-life wife Amy Madigan, Glenne Headly and young newcomer Juliet Brett, the odd and ...