Venue Details

3 Star Starred
Walter Kerr Theatre
219 West 48th Street New York, NY 10036
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Member Tips

adripink
Shame to see people in jeans...come on, you cant dress up one night?
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Jenny
Attire was somewhat casual for most people
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Jenny
Took a cab and hit a small bit of traffic so make sure to give yourself plenty of travel time
info Dec 13 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
This is the theater---use common sense and get a bit dressed up
info Dec 13 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Subway service is conveniently located east and west of the theater
info Dec 13 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Good dinner after at Hurley's, across the street.
info Dec 14 2012 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

41 ratings
4.5 average rating
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10 events
7 reviews
16 stars
attended Nov 28 2012

Superb acting by three of today's hottest stars. Breathtaking set. Absolutely amazing seats. Not the most cheerful story but a gripping and well-written one.

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 12 2012

This play was fantastic! It takes place near the turn of the century and it is about a father who is overprotective of his shy & awkward daughter who stands to inherit... continued

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4 events
4 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 04 2012

I was especially looking forward to seeing Dan Stevens because I love Downton Abbey but was also very impressed with David, Jessica and Judith's performance! I could hear... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.theheiressonbroadway.com

Quotes & Highlights

Watch a video montage of footage from _The Heiress. _
“A must-see Broadway event this season!”—Wall Street Journal
“The show has you in the palm of its hand … and then it clenches its fist.”—The Daily Telegraph
“Jessica Chastain is close to perfect in her Broadway debut.”—Bloomberg News
“Dan Stevens is dashing.”—Newsday
“David Srathairn is superb.”—The Hollywood Reporter
“_Judith Ivey gives a knockout performance.”—_The Telegraph
“A masterful production from Moisés Kaufman. Everything you want in a Class “A” revival!"—Variety

Description

The Heiress is the story of Catherine Sloper, the shy and sheltered daughter of a prominent New Yorker. Caught between the demands of an emotionally distant father and the attentions of a passionate young suitor, Catherine must navigate the terrain of love and regret, desire and duty, a chance for happiness and the burden of fortune … as only an heiress can.

The world of The Heiress is brought to life by a dynamic design team that includes two-time Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets), two-time Academy Award® winner Albert Wolsky (costumes), Tony Award® nominee David Lander (lighting), Tony Award® nominee Leon Rothenberg (sound design) and original music by Peter Golub.

Running TIme: The running time is 2 hours and 45 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.

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  • The principal cast members are scheduled to appear in all posted performances unless otherwise noted on the event website or on Telecharge.com_. Any last-minute substitutions are made just prior to the performance and will be posted at the theater.