Saturday, April 28, 2018

George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan," starring Condola Rashad, opens on Broadway

PLAYBILL
By Olivia Clement
Manhattan Theatre Club celebrates the official Broadway opening of George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan starring Tony nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll’s House, Part 2) in the title role, April 25. The revival, helmed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan, began previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre April 3.Set in 15th century France, the play recounts the story of a peasant girl who claimed to hear the voices of saints directing her to help the Dauphin of France drive the English out of the country. While she was successful in battle, she was ultimately betrayed and tried for heresy. Saint Joan, last seen on Broadway in 1993, is playing a limited engagement through June 10. [More]

Manhattan Theatre Club: "Saint Joan" (Through June 10, 2018); Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York, NY; (212) 239-6200; manhattantheatreclub.com