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Walter Kerr Theatre
219 West 48th Street New York, NY 10036
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38 reviews
43 stars
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"The Heiress"
41 ratings
4.5 average rating
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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 his fortune. They live in Greenwich Village, Washington Square...continued

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4 reviews
3 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 Jessica just fine. I was assigned an orchestra seat at the end, which was...continued

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attended Jan 19 2013

First Broadway play I have seen for a while and it lived up to all my expectations. Excellent seat and theater staff very pleasant.

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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


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.


  • 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.