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Theater: ‘Machinal’ – discount tickets

MACHINAL

Location: American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

$10 tickets available for the following performances:

  • December 20, 8pm
  • December 21, 2pm
  • December 21, 8pm
  • December 22, 2pm

Use code MADI10 to buy tickets online or at 212.719.1300.

Inspired by the infamous 1927 murder trial of Ruth Snyder, Machinal is a gripping drama by American journalist and playwright Sophie Treadwell. Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall (The Town, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) stars in this sensational new production helmed by acclaimed British director Lyndsey Turner.

It is America’s Golden Age, a time of happiness, freedom and prosperity — or is it? For one young woman in the industrial, male-dominated world of the 1920s, life is nothing like she hoped it would be. Restless and unfulfilled in a passionless marriage and an unwanted motherhood, she finds her only joy in the form of an illicit love affair. But when reality sets in and she must return to her routine existence, she’ll go to any lengths to regain her freedom.

A groundbreaking work in the landscape of American theatre, Machinal is a riveting look at the danger that can come from a life unlived.

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