Surround Events Discussions last approximately 50 minutes and are open to the public free of charge.
The Observer, reviewing a rare British revival in 1992 described THE MADRAS HOUSE as a “brilliant… electrifying play” on the subjects of “sex, shopping and social embarrassment.”
An opportunity to take a peek inside the process and ask questions of the producer and director.
The Financial Times critic Alastair Macauley admitted, “No brief newspaper review can convey the way this play’s detail becomes so enthralling. I had not seen it before. Hours after I am still electrified. No British play of this century has so excited me.”
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 following the matinee John P. Harrington on St. John Ervine and the Theatre Guild Harrington has written extensively on Irish literature and culture, including The Irish Play on the New York Stage (1997). He edited W. W. Norton’s anthology Modern Irish Drama (1991). His new work includes a book, The Life of the Neighborhood Playhouse on Grand Street, and, as editor, Irish Theater in America, in press. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 following the matinee Charlotte Moore on Irish Theater
By St. John Ervine w Directed By Martin Platt Robertson Carricart Joyce Cohen John Keating Terrence Markovich Mark Saturno Justin Schultz Greg Thornton Marion Wood
THE MADRAS HOUSE by Harley Granville-Barker In February, Mint will present Harley Granville-Barker’s brilliant 1909 comedy THE MADRAS HOUSE which has been seen only once in New York. In 1921 it was presented by the Neighborhood Playhouse for 80 performances.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 following the matinee Artistic Director Jonathan Bank and members of the creative team will take your questions.
Artistic Director Jonathan Bank presents
COMING TO THE MINT: February 2nd thru March 11th
FIRST PRIORITY CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Order your tickets today! 212-315-0231 Performances February 2nd thru March 11th For more information about joining the First-Priority Club, call 212-315-0231.
REUNION READING: October 23rd, 2006 In 1999 Mint first called attention to the neglected genius of Harley Granville-Barker with our New York Premiere of his 1905 masterpiece, THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE. First presented as a showcase for 20 sold-out performances; we brought the production back in January 2000 for an off-Broadway run of nine weeks which also played to packed houses every night.
Moore is the Artistic Director of New York’s own Irish Repertory Theatre. Recognized with a special Drama Desk Award for “Excellence in Presenting Distinguished Irish Drama,” and the Lucille Lortel Award for “Outstanding Body of Work,” the Irish Repertory Theatre has celebrated the very best in Irish theatre for eighteen years
“Few theatrical works so shrewdly raise profound questions about the role of ordinary morality in the making of money, and none in English does it with such elegance and wit,” is what The New York Times wrote in their review of our production: “A playwright and a company can’t do much better.”
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 following the matinee Martin Meisel on Ervine and his contemporaries
On Monday, October 23rd the original Mint cast will read the play that Michael Billington of The Guardian described as “one of the great English plays of the century.”
Meisel is the Brander Matthews Professor of Dramatic Literature Emeritus at Columbia University and the author of Shaw and 19th Century Theater. Post-show discussion performances sell out first. Call 212-315-0231 for more information or to book your seats.
Performance at 7:30, Mint Theater. Tickets $25 Call 212-315-0231 Today! Or join us for dinner and a pre-show conversation about Granville-Barker and his brilliant play. Le Madeleine at 6:00. Tickets $85
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