Woman Before A Glass


Peggy Guggenheim collected art — and artists. Peggy's love life was as colourful as her art collection. She moved to Venice in the late 1940s and quickly became one of its most glamorous, scandalous residents.
Woman Before A Glass at Jermyn Street Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Jermyn Street Theatre
Started: Wednesday 17 January 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 February 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Lanie Robertson's play brings Peggy's remarkable story to life. Peggy's passionate loyalties and prejudices changed the face of twentieth century art - but at what cost?


Austin Pendleton is one of New York's most acclaimed directors.


He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his recent productions of Between Riverside and Crazy at The Atlantic Theatre.


He directed the UK premiere of Detroit for the National Theatre.


Judy Rosenblatt is a stalwart of New York's off-Broadway new writing scene and appeared in The Cobbler alongside Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, Steve Buschemi and Ellen Barkin.


Recreated by Tom McClane-Williamson.


Original design by Giovanni Villari recreated by Erika Rodriguez.


Original lighting by Stephen Petrilli recreated by Ali Hunter.


Synopsis


“I decided this time instead of Peggy ‘doing Europe' I wanted Europe to ‘do Peggy!'”


Peggy Guggenheim collected art — and artists.


Married to Max Ernst, lover of Samuel Beckett, champion of Jackson Pollock and Pablo Picasso, Peggy's love life was as colourful as her art collection.


She moved to Venice in the late 1940s and quickly became one of its most glamorous, scandalous residents.


Lanie Robertson's play brings Peggy's remarkable story to life.


Peggy's passionate loyalties and prejudices changed the face of twentieth century art-but at what cost?


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Theatre


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16b Jermyn Street
London SW1Y 6ST

Box office tel: 020 7287 2875

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 17 January 2018

Press night:Friday 19 January 2018

Closes:Saturday 3 February 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Tickets


Previews:
£15

Standard:
£30

Concessions:

£20


100 tickets at £10 available for under-30s. Any performance until Tuesday 23 January. Bookable only by telephone - take proof of age to the performance.


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Cast


Judy Rosenblatt

Creatives


Author: Lanie Robertson
Director: Austin Pendleton
Designer: Erika Rodriguez
Costume designer: Catherine Siracusa
Lighting: Ali Hunter
Sound: Giovanni Villari
Production: Jermyn Street Theatre

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