Official production photos released for Saint Joan on Broadway
Check out these production shots of Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway revival ahead of next week's official opening...
Manhattan Theatre Club has released official production photos of its current Broadway revival of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, which began previews at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 3, 2018, and is set for an official opening next Wednesday, April 25 and a limited engagement through to June 10, 2018.
Take a look at these glorious production shots, depicting Saint Joan cast members three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad in the title role, alongside Jack Davenport (as Warwick), Tony Award-winning director Walter Bobbie (as Cauchon), Adam Chanler-Berat (as Dauphin), Tony Award winner John Glover (as Archbishop/Gentleman), Patrick Page (as Inquisitor/Baudricourt), Tony Award nominee Daniel Sunjata (as Dunois), Maurice Jones (as Courcelles, Page to Dunois), Russell G. Jones (as Tremouille, Page to Warwick), Max Gordon Moore (as Bluebeard, Ladvenu), Matthew Saldivar (as D’Estivet, Polly), Robert Stanton (as Chaplain, English Soldier, Steward to Baudricourt), and Lou Sumrall (as La Hire, Executioner).
Synopsis: "Set in 15th century France, Saint Joan follows a country girl whose mysterious visions propel her into elite circles. When the nation's rulers become threatened by her popularity and influence, they unite to bring her down and she finds herself on trial for her life. This timeless and powerful play dramatizes the limits of an individual in a society dominated by overwhelming political and religious forces."
The creative team behind Saint Joan features original music by Bill Frisell, scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Jane Greenwood, lighting design by Justin Townsend, sound design by Obadiah Eaves, projection design by Christopher Ash, hair & wig design by Tom Watson, make-up design by Tommy Kurzman, and dialect coaching by Deborah Hecht.
Saint Joan originally premiered on Broadway in December 1923. The MTC production will mark the play's eighth Broadway revival, having last been performed on the Great White Way at the Lyceum Theatre in 1993.
Saint Joan Tickets are available now for performances through to June 10, 2018.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)