NEAR NELLIE BLY


by Mark Loewenstern

directed by Leslie Kincaid Burby

Nellie Bly, aspiring daredevil reporter, went undercover in an insane asylum on Blackwell's Island (now Roosevelt Island) in New York City, 1887.  There she befriended a patient named Anne Neville.   After 10 days, Nellie was sprung from the asylum to write her story.  Anne stayed.  

This expressionistic play tells the above story from Anne Neville's perspective.

In the Jewel Box theater at 7 pm.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
RESERVATIONS HAVE PRIORITY

Cast:
   Mary Murphy*
   Mary Ruth Baggott
   Mary Catherine Wilson*
   Lucy McMichael*
   Robert Meksin*
   Walter Brandes*
   Kari Swenson Riely*
   Anne Fizzard*

* Appears courtesy of Actors Equity Association