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.
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Asking an audience to believe that Chastain could stroll through Washington Square Park without attracting the eye of a single bachelor requires a highly active imagination.
Hell may have no fury like a woman scorned, but there is no shortage of silent rage onstage at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre, in Jessica Chastain's subtle and nuanced portrayal of a jilted rich girl.
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