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


"..everybody is terrific and fully committed to Geffers’ vision..." - Philadelphia Magazine

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

"Director Brenna Geffers's innovative production of Machinal succeeds because it allows the audience to experience the strange and hostile world that surrounds our young protagonist." Talkin Broadway


By Sophie Treadwell

Directed by Brenna Geffers


The 1928 premiere of this remarkable drama by Sophie Treadwell was the pinnacle of American Expressionism, and permanently transformed theater in our country. Inspired by the real life and death of convicted murderer, Ruth Snyder, this feminist masterpiece is a stunningly dark journey inside the female psyche. Director Brenna Geffers brings her distinctive vision to this haunting play that has received revivals and great acclaim throughout the century. 

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