New York Theatre Workshop

The House That Will Not Stand

New York Theatre Workshop concludes its 2017-2018 off-Broadway season with the New York premiere of The House That Will Not Stand, written by Marcus Gardley and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
2hrs 15mins (including 1 intermission)
Categories: 
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About The House That Will Not Stand:

Inspired by Federico García Lorca's The House of Bernarda AlbaThe House That Will Not Stand is set in the heat of summer in 1813, as Louisiana is passed from France to the US. On the eve of the transfer, freedom hangs in the balance for a steely widow and her three eligible daughters, all free women of color.

By:
Marcus Gardley
Producer:
New York Theatre Workshop
Director:
Lileana Blain-Cruz
Lighting:
Yi Zhao
Sound:
Justin Ellington
Design:
Adam Rigg
Costume:
Montana Levi Blanco
Cast list:
Joniece Abbott-Pratt (as Odette Albans), Juliana Canfield (as Maude Lynn Albans), Harriett D. Foy (as Makeda), Lynda Gravátt (as Beartrice Albans), Nedra McClyde (as Agnès Albans), Marie Thomas (as La Veuve), and Michelle Wilson (as Marie Josephine)
Other info:
Original Music by Justin Ellington, Movement by Raja Feather Kelly, and Dialect Coaching by Dawn-Elin Fraser
The House That Will Not Stand Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
July 11, 2018
Opening date: 
July 30, 2018
Closes: 
August 19, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7pm
Wednesday-7pm
Thursday-8pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday1pm7pm

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Our The House That Will Not Stand Review

The location for The House That Will Not Stand, now at the New York Theatre Workshop, is Faubourg Tremé, New Orleans, Louisiana. The date – and this is the important part – is 1813. A decade earlier Napoleon sold a beaucoup chunk of land (The Louisianna Purchase - 828,000 square miles for 15 Million dollars. Or 529,920,000 acres – not a bad trade) to the U.S. A decade later things in New... Read more