Machinal - Broadway

Rebecca Hall stars in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Sophie Treadwell's drama.

Story

Inspired by the infamous 1927 murder trial of Ruth Snyder, Machinal tells the story of a Young Woman who works as a stenographer in the industrial, male-dominated world of the 1920s. She finds her only joy in an illicit love affair, but when reality sets in and she must return to her routine existence, she’ll go to any lengths to regain her freedom.