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Closed March 2, 2014

An intensely stylish revival

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Why See Machinal?

Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall (Vicky, Christina, Barcelona) stars in this gripping drama examines the life of housewife Helen who is stuck in an unhappy marriage with little room to live her life the way she had hoped. Pushed to the edge, she eventually rebels against the conventions her marriage by having an affair with a younger man, an affair which sparks off her determination to end the relationship with her husband in the most severe way.

This new production of Sophie Treadwell's play forms part of the acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company 2013/2014 season. Tony nominees Suzanne Bertish and Michael Cumpsty will join Ms. Hall in the cast.
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Previews from: 20 December 2013

Opening night: 24 December 2013


Not suitable for younger audiences.

Cast and Creative


Rebecca Hall as Young Woman
Michael Cumpsty as her Husband
Morgan Spector as her Lover
Suzanne Bertish as Mother
Damian Baldet
Ashley Bell
Jeff Biehl
Arnie Burton
Ryan Dinning
Scott Drummond
Dion Graham
Edward James Hyland
Jason Loughlin
Maria-Christina Oliveras
Daniel Pearce
Henny Russell
Karen Walsh
Michael Warner


Playwright - Sophie Treadwell
Director - Lyndsey Turner


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