March 6 - April 26, 2015
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater

Written by Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Mark Brokaw
Featuring Laura Linney & Seth Numrich
Final Performances - Closes Sunday!

“Linney as Highsmith is pure gold! A devilishly good script!" - Broadway World
Numrich is "Outstanding!" - Los Angeles Times
A "Thrill ride... GO!" - LA Weekly
Los Angeles Times "Essential Arts and Culture" Pick

An attractive young man interrupts acclaimed novelist Patricia Highsmith at her reclusive home. When might the publishers expect the next anticipated addition to her sinister “Mr. Ripley” series? The author’s real-life dry humor and macabre imagination meet with this mysterious character’s own darkly seductive agenda in this gripping new play – leaving you breathless through its very final chapter. In this original Geffen Playhouse commission, Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species), with her unique brand of humor and mystery, brings to life this literary giant best known for Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr. Ripley.

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A Geffen Playhouse commission funded by the Edgerton Foundation.



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Performance Info

Absolutely no late seating and no re-entry. The running time for this production is 95 minutes with no intermission. This production contains strong language, mature themes and the smoking of herbal cigarettes. Ticket availability is limited. Rush tickets will not be available for this production.