Cardinal, as referenced in the title of this play, is not one of those guys in the red beanie running the Catholic Church. Nor is it the bird of the same name. Nope. This Cardinal is the color of the 14,000 gallons of paint that Lydia Lenskey (Anna Chlumsky) got for a song and would like to use to enhance the downtown area of her hometown somewhere in Rust Belt of Upper New York State. Well it... Read more
Second Stage Theater continues it's 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with the world premiere of Greg Pierce's Cardinal.
Performances begin on January 9, 2018 at 2ST's Tony Kiser Theater.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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Paint it red. So begins Lydia's wild idea to invigorate her Rust Belt town. But when a whip-smart entrepreneur co-opts her scheme, a precarious rivalry is born. A battle for the town's soul ensues, causing its obsessive mayor, its defiant matriarch, and the rest of its residents to question who they are and where they're headed.