Machinal

By Sophie Treadwell
Directed by Brenna Geffers

This remarkable drama was the pinnacle of American Expressionism when it premiered in 1928.

Inspired by the real life of Ruth Snyder, a woman convicted and executed for the murder of her husband, this feminist masterpiece is a stunningly dark journey inside the female psyche. Director Brenna Geffers brings her distinctive vision to this haunting play.

Featuring: Mary Tuomanen, Chris Anthony, Ross Beschler, Carlo Campbell, Colleen Corcoran, Kirsten Kunkle, Shamus Hunter McCarty, Lee Minora, and Steve Wright.

Direction: Brenna Geffers
Stage Management: Stephanie Sintef
Production Design: Thom Weaver
Associate Costume Design: Rebecca Kanach
Associate Sound Design: Kyle Yackoski
Technical Director: James Jackson
Movement Coaching/Consultant: Peter Andrew Danzi, Theatrical Trainer
Vocal Coaching: Joshua Hartman
Assistant Direction: Matthew Weil
Assistant Stage Management: Gray Rogers
Board Operator: Julia Novack

Sponsored by The Wyncote Foundation

"Under Brenna Geffers’s daring direction, a thoroughly dedicated ensemble move about the pewter enameled traverse stage in courageously stylized compositions, " -Phindie

"...their stunning production, just opened under Brenna Geffers’s superb direction, makes the play both relevant and riveting." -Philadelphia Inquirer