Theatre: New World Stages - Stage 5
Status: Currently On
(November 07, 2021 - December 19, 2021 )
  • Rehearsal: October 5, 2021
  • Preview: November 7, 2021
  • Open: November 21, 2021
  • Close: December 19, 2021
Play - World Premiere
Running Time: 1hr 55mins

"The Alchemist" is the classic Ben Jonson play that takes place in London where an outbreak of plague forces a gentleman, Lovewit, to flee temporarily to the country, leaving his house under the sole charge of his butler, Jeremy. Jeremy uses the opportunity given to him to use the house as the headquarters for fraudulent acts. He transforms himself into "Captain Face," and enlists the aid of Subtle, a fellow conman, and Doll Common, a prostitute. This is a new adaptaion by Jeffrey Hatcher.

For The Record:

This production was delayed  due to COVID 19 restrictions. It was originally scheduled to play the Lucille Lortel beginning Previews on May 12, 2020, Open on May 26, 2020 and run through June 20, 2020.

Staff & Creative Team

Producer:

Red Bull Theater

Production Stage Manager:

Rebecca McBee

Author:

Ben Jonson

Adaptation:

Jeffrey Hatcher

Director:

Jesse Berger

Settings:

Alexis Distler

Costumes:

Tilly Grimes

Lighting:

Cha See

Cast

11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021
11/07/2021 - 12/19/2021