'Dirty Tricks' previews at the Public Theater from 5 Oct 2004

Tue 14 Sep 2004 'Dirty Tricks' previews at the Public Theater from 5 Oct 2004 Judith Ivey will star in the world Premier of John Jeter's play Dirty Tricks which will open at the Public Theater on 20 Oct 2004, following previews from 5 Oct 2004. Judith Ivey (Martha Mitchell) has been performing on stage, film and television professionally for nearly thirty years. She won her first Tony award in 1983 for Best Actress in a Featured Role as Josie in Pam Gem's British import 'Steaming'. Her second Tony came in 1985 as Best Featured Actress in David Rabe's 'Hurlyburly'. Her Public Theater credits include 'Sunday Runners in the Rain' and 'Girls, Girls, Girls'. Ms. Ivey has played leading roles in 'Blithe Spirit', 'Park Your Car in Harvard Yard', 'Precious Sons','Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf', and 'A Fair Country' by John Robin Baitz at Lincoln Center. She also starred on Broadway in 'Voices in the Dark' by John Pielmeier and in the recent revival of Stephen Sondheim's 'Follies'. Directed by Margaret Whitton, it has set design by Neil Patel, lighting by Stephen Strawbridge, and costumes by Joseph Aulisi. Synopsis: Set on the eve of Nixon�s resignation - thirty years ago this August - Dirty Tricks, a play in one act, vividly relives the story of Martha Mitchell, the larger-than-life estranged wife of Attorney General John Mitchell, who took on President Nixon and helped to bring down the administration that tried to silence her

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