The Heiress

by Ruth and Augustus Goetz

Directed by Isabel Mendia: A Reimagined Production of a Classic Story of Humor, Heartbreak, and Goodness

The Heiress, based on Washington Square by Henry James, tells the story of Catherine, an unlikely heroine. Torn between a desire to win her father's approval and passion for the first man who has ever declared his love for her, Catherine faces an agonizing choice, and eventually becomes all too aware of the restrictions that others seek to place on her freedom. 

This production, placing the Victorian tale in the change-filled years of 1958-1961, uses wit and heartbreak to prove that strength and happiness does not come from the approval of others, but instead arises from self-confidence in the face of a society that refuses to value one’s character.  

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April 14 at 8:00pm
April 15 at 8:00pm
April 16 at 2:00pm
April 16 at 8:00pm
@ Morse-Stiles Crescent
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Catherine SloperLilla Brody
Morris TownsendJared Andrew Michaud
Dr. Austin SloperDavid McCullough
Lavinia PennimanErin Hebert
MariaMichelle Fogarty
Mrs. Montgomery/MarianEmma Healy
Arthur TownsendRichard Hicks
Mrs. AlmondAdelaide McNamara
Production Staff
DirectorIsabel Mendia
ProducerSam Lee
Stage ManagerEva Branson
Lighting DesignerReed Srere
Master ElectricianNgan Vu
Sound DesignerNoah Stetson
Set DesignerKristine Sungyeon Chung
Costume DesignerRoger Lopez
Props DesignerAlice Yang
Graphic DesignerAnnie Jones
Hair ArtistAnnie Jones
Makeup ArtistLizzie Casey
DramaturgTom Cusano
Associate Costume DesignerCara Washington '18
Assistant DirectorEva Branson
Assistant Lighting DesignerNick Friedlander
Assistant Costume DesignerHaley Mitchell-Adams
Assistant Props MasterMichelle Fogarty

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