Monday, December 11, 2023
Adapted from the play by WILLIAM WYCHERLEY
Adaptation and Lyrics by RICHARD MALTBY, JR.
Music by DAVID SHIRE
Directed by RICHARD MALTBY, JR.
Choreography by LISA SHRIVER
Costumes: EMILIO SOSA
Lighting: PAUL HUDSON
Projection Designer: HARRY FEINER
Casting Director: ALEXANDRE BLEAU
2537 Broadway at 95th Street | NY, NY
Featuring a star-studded cast led by
ELLYN MARIE MARSH
Set in the vibrant diversity of 1840's New Orleans, The Country Wife features a sizzling modern score and irreverently explores the question of who owns the stories we call classics. This raucous musical reimagining of William Wycherley's classic Restoration Comedy by award winning writing team Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire is an EVENT not to be missed. Join us for the New York premiere of this exciting new musical in a ONE-NIGHT-ONLY benefit concert.
This special event will raise funds for RED BULL THEATER, New York’s “most exciting classical theater” (Time Out), supporting our Off-Broadway productions, award-winning Revelation Reading series, and education and accessibility programs including Shakespeare in Schools. Visit RedBullTheater.com to learn more.
Produced in partnership with Art Lab Productions.
This event is made possible with the additional dedicated support of Marty Granoff, and Ted and Mary Jo Shen.
^Casting is subject to change