ELEANOR: A Virtual Reading of a New Play
By popular demand: Added Performances!
Saturday, October 3 & Sunday, October 4 at 7:30 pm
Eleanor brings to life Eleanor Roosevelt, the most influential First Lady the world has ever seen. From her “Ugly Duckling” upbringing to her unorthodox marriage to Franklin, Eleanor puts her controversial life, loves and passions on the stage. Starring Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris (BSC: The Royal Family of Broadway, Sweeney Todd; Netflix’s Ratched)
The reading was filmed at the Mainstage without an audience, and will be available to stream on October 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm Eastern Time. Please contact the Box Office at 413.236.8888 or BoxOffice@BarringtonStageCo.org to receive more information about viewing the virtual performance. Click here to purchase tickets and view FAQs.
Special FREE Panel Discussion
Go behind the scenes with Barrington Stage Company and the team behind Eleanor, the story of America’s most influential first lady. On Monday, October 5 at 4 pm ET, BSC Artistic Director Julianne Boyd will moderate a FREE interactive panel discussion via Zoom, featuring Tony Award-winning actress Harriet Harris, BSC Associate Artist and Eleanor playwright Mark St. Germain, and director Henry Stram. The discussion will center on the creation and development of the play, and its journey from the intended live staged reading to the actual virtual reading, filmed in an empty theatre. Participation is limited. Click here to register and reserve your spot.
Barrington Stage Company
Box Office: 413.236.8888