For Immediate Release
June 19th through July 30th, 2015
Bluff City Theater presents Tony-awarding winning play
The Heiress to open Summer Season, Hannibal, MO
Missouri, May 20, 2015 - Based on the Henry James novel Washington Square,
Ruth and Augustus Goetz’ period drama
The Heiress explores timeless
themes of parental autocracy, personal independence and the nature of love. The
Heiress opened in NYC in 1947 and ran for 410 performances before moving to
London’s West End where it ran for 600 more. Twice revived on Broadway,
the 1999 production won three
Tony’s including best revival of a play. In this
new professional production, director Jennifer Stewart brings the play to Bluff
City Theater’s intimate 90-seat main stage for an unforgettable experience.
The story is of a young girl,
Catherine Sloper- shy, unsophisticated and plain-looking but born to a life of
wealth. When a handsome young man comes courting, she is swept off her feet and
promises to elope, despite her father’s threats to cut off her inheritance. When
the young man jilts her, Catherine is devastated but her father feels
The play runs
from June 19th through July 30th, 2015. Bluff City Theater is located at 212
Broadway Avenue, Hannibal MO.
Tickets are $24.75 each. 4-Ticket Flex-passes are $89 (any combination of 4
tickets). Group rates available.
For show times and tickets, Call 573-719-3226 or
Media Contact: Joe Anderson
Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists
on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a
courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.
Bluff City Theater
212 Broadway Ave., Hannibal, Missouri, 63401