The American Legacy
220 East Fourth Street ~ New York, New York 10009
"A rare revival by the Metropolitan Playhouse shines up this 1862 play just fine....a thought-provoking discovery, presented by a first-rate troupe."
| "This production is a
real winner for the Metropolitan
-Howard Milller, Talkin' Broadway
photo: Alex Tremitiere
about the play, melodrama, and Judaism on the 19th century stage
by Augustin Daly
A Jewish refugee, forbidden by law to pass the night in an Austrian town, finds love in the heart of a Christian citizen. But, when a self-serving impostor accuses her of infidelity, her champion becomes her most zealous persecutor. Yet by braving starvation, murder, banishment, and a fiery curse, the melodramatic hearts of this timely tale find a grace all their own.
Dena Rysdam Miller
DIRECTOR Francis X. Kuhn
STAGE MANAGER Ingrid Pierson*
SET Michael LeBron
LIGHTING Samantha Davis
& Patrick Mahaney
COSTUME Sidney Fortner
FIGHT Scott Barrow
DIALECT COACH Cliff Miller
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Teresa Campbell
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER
*These actors and stage manager appear courtesy of Actors Equity Association.
Leah, the Forsaken is an AEA Approved showcase.
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