Richard Chamberlain Stars in The Heiress at The Pasadena Playhouse
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The last date listed for The Heiress was Wednesday May 16, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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It had its moments, but overall, it wasn't a particularly impressive production. We were particularly disappointed in Richard Chamberlain's performance. He's a top-notch actor, but he just wasn't on his game this time. We had difficulty making...continued
Catherine Sloper, who stands to inherit a fortune from her ailing physician father, is a plain-looking young woman living under his malevolent scrutiny, as well as his well-meaning but cold-hearted demeanor. Dr. Sloper disapproves of Catherine’s passionate suitor Morris Townsend, certain that the penniless young man has proposed marriage to win Catherine’s inheritance. Catherine’s too much in love to consider this potential betrayal, and when circumstances lead her to misinterpret Morris’s intentions, The Heiress reaches an unforgettable conclusion that brilliantly supports the richly psychological nuance brought to the preceding romance.
Running Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission.