Natural Affection TICKETS - Off-Broadway

— John Pankow and Kathryn Erbe headline the off-Broadway revival of William Inge's rarely produced play.


Natural Affection tells the story of a troubled young man who, abandoned early in life by his single mother, returns from reform school to find her now living with a lover. As the tension between them mounts, their fight for forgiveness and connection gives way to desperation, setting this insecure family on a collision course of reckless, heartbreaking and almost inevitable violence.

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What Is Natural Affection Like?
Natural Affection is a heartbreaking two-act drama performed on a realistic apartment set in off-Broadway’s intimate Beckett Theatre. Written 50 years ago by Pulitzer Prize winner William Inge, the play has something of a Mad Men feel and is anchored by a lead performance ...

Natural Affection Cast & Creative

  • Sue Barker Kathryn Erbe
  • Vince Brinkman John Pankow
  • Bernie Slovenk Alec Beard
  • Claire Brinkman Victoria Mack
  • Gil/Party Guest Tobi Aremu
  • Religious Woman/Party Eve Bianco
  • Donnie Barker Chris Bert
  • Written by William Inge
  • Director Jenn Thompson
  • Set Designer John McDermott
  • Costume Designer David Toser
  • Lighting Designer Mary Louise Geiger
  • Sound Designer Toby Algya

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The Beckett Theatre (Theatre Row)
410 West 42nd Street New York, NY