Therese Raquin

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Roundabout Theatre

Written by: Helen Edmundson

Based on a novel by Emile

Directed by Evan Cabnet

Production websiteΒ πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

This play has appeared on my Theatre History test for the last 25 years. The question reads, β€œWhat classic naturalistic novel established the writing career of Emile Zola?” The answer is – – you got it!

I was so anxious to see this almost-never-done play to see if my lectures had any truth to them. To begin, I thought it a bit odd that this production was on Broadway. To me this play just seems to scream Off-Broadway. How in the world did this choice translate to the huge Studio 54 venue? I was more then curious. Continue reading Therese Raquin