Broadway’s stellar October must-sees
Leaving no award category unturned, the fall Broadway season continues to light up marquees with jaw-dropping talent. Here are three must-see revivals debuting this month.
The Heiress Oscar nominees Jessica Chastain (The Help) and David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck) play a daughter and father who battle over the family inheritance versus a mysterious new suitor, Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey?s Matthew Crawley), in the period piece based on a 19th-century novel. Through Feb. 10; Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St.; 212-239-6200 or theheiressonbroadway.com
Glengarry Glen Ross David Mamet?s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a cutthroat real-estate contest returns to Broadway with one of its movie-adaptation stars, Al Pacino, taking on a new role as Shelley ?The Machine? Levene. Oct. 16 to Dec. 30; Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 W. 45th St.; 212-239-6200 or glengarrybroadway.com
Who?s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Fifty years to the date after its Broadway premiere, Chicago?s acclaimed Steppenwolf Theater Company--led by the Pulitzer Prize-winning star and playwright of August: Osage County--opens its production of the Tony-winning play in which a married couple unhinges during a dinner party. Officially opens Oct. 13; Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St.; 212-239-6200 or virginiawoolfbroadway.com