Lincoln Center, 150 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
A new musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Candida.
A MINISTER'S WIFE explores the fires burning beneath the surface of a seemingly ordinary marriage: The Revered James Morrell and his wife, Candida, are happily married - or at least they think - until a romantic young poet enters their life, turning their world upside-down.
AUSTIN PENDELTON is an actor, director and playwright whose recent plays include Booth, Orson's Shadow and Uncle Bob. His recent New York directing credits include Uncle Vanya (Classic Stage Company), Michael Weller's Fifty Words (MCC) and Barbara Eda-Young's Lillian Yuralis (La MaMa).
JOSHUA SCHMIDT composed the music for the multi-award winning musical, Adding Machine. His other off-Broadway credits include the music for LCT's production of When The Rain Stops Falling, Fifty Words (MCC), Crime and Punishment (59E59 Theatres) and Candida (Jean Cocteau Repertory).
JAN TRANEN's credits include the lyrics for the one-act opera, Night in Sarajevo and the book and lyrics for the musicals, Crazy Mary, based on the life of Mary Todd Lincoln, and Steadfast the One Legged Tin Soldier, a family holiday musical.
MICHAEL HALBERSTAM is the artistic director and co-founder of Writers' Theatre where he has directed more than 30 productions including Look Back In Anger, Benefactors, Othello and The Duchess of Malfi.
Previews from 7th April 2011
Opening night 5th May 2011
Closes: 6 June 2011
Opening night: 7 April 2011
Closing night: 12 June 2011
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