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ABIGAIL/1702

By Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Directed by David Esbjornson
Set design by Antje Ellerman
Costume design by Katherine Roth
Lighting design by Jeff Croiter
Sound design by David Van Tieghem
Tickets: $35

June 27 - July 8, 2012

Powerhouse Theater

Playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa discusses the process of bringing Abigail/1702 to the stage on WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

Ten years after the events of The Crucible, Abigail Williams is living under a new identity in Boston and haunted by her past.  When a mysterious figure appears, she confronts Salem’s dark history head on and must atone for her role in it.  Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (The Mystery Plays, Good Boys and True, Glee and Big Love) makes his Powerhouse debut with this suspenseful tale of a young woman’s quest for forgiveness. With Patrick Heusinger (Next Fall, Black Swan) as John Brown, Millbrook (NY) 4th grader Lucas Pfeifer as Little Boy (Wee Willy),  Laila Robins (Heartbreak House) as Elizabeth/Margaret Hale//Ann Foster, Chloe Sevigny (“Big Love,” Boys Don’t Cry, American Psycho) as Abigail, Paxton Whitehead (The Importance of Being Ernest, My Fair Lady, Noises Off) as Judge/Rev. Parris/Man in Gray Suit.

TheaterMania interviews the cast of Abigail/1702.

Read an interview with playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa in Chronogram.

Performances dates: June 27, 28, 29, 30, July 3 (post show discussion), 5, 6, 7, at 8pm; June 30, July 1, 7 (post show discussion), 8 at 2pm

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*Please note, when selecting seats in the Powerhouse Theater, Row AA is on the floor and Row BB is on the first riser.

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