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Jessica Chastain the Heiress

Happiness Depending on Marriage? A Feminist Response to Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens in The Heiress

Carey Purcell | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

Jessica Chastain's ascent up the onstage staircase in the final scene of The Heiressis an inspiring moment in a play that is nothing but thought-provoking and timely -- unsettlingly so.

Theater: Annie Still Plucky; The Heiress Still Plain

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

The reason this Annie is merely pleasant instead of joyful is the creative team led by generally dependable director James Lapine. The show has no momentum.

First Nighter: Jessica Chastain as 'The Heiress' -- or Not

David Finkle | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's as simple as this: If you've got a play called The Heiress, it's absolutely obligatory that whoever assumes the eponymous role is utterly persuasive. Unfortunately, that's not the case at the Walter Kerr.

Modern Love, Set In The 1850s

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.26.2012 | Arts

“I think that I’ve always been a great lover of Henry James,” director Moisés Kaufman told The Huffington Post in a recent interview. "He had s...

Breakthrough Star Actress Makes Next Move In Showbusiness Takeover

Posted 03.06.2012 | Entertainment

Jessica Chastian may be taking over Hollywood, but she isn't abandoning her New York roots. The Golden Globe-nominated actress, who broke out with si...