See Academy Award nominee Rachel McAdams in her Broadway debut in Mary Jane, an intimate, heart-rending play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony nominee Amy Herzog. Set an alert for Mary Jane tickets on TodayTix.
The star of Spotlight, The Notebook, and more takes on the title role of a single mother caregiving for her chronically ill son. Through grief, sadness, and struggles with her faith, an unexpected group of women — including her building superintendent, a Facebook friend, and a nurse — help her maintain her hope. As the New York Times raved, "'Mary Jane' [is] the most profound and harrowing of Ms. Herzog’s many fine plays."
Herzog, recently acclaimed for her Tony-nominated A Doll's House adaptation starring Jessica Chastain, and director Anne Kauffman, described by the New York Times as "one of the leading lights of downtown theater," join with McAdams to make this Broadway premiere shine. Set an alert for tickets to Mary Jane on Broadway.
2h 5m (incl. intermission)
April 2nd, 2024
By: Amy Herzog
Director: Anne Kauffman
Producer: Manhattan Theatre Club
Cast list: Rachel McAdams (as Mary Jane)
Elevator access, wheelchair access, assisted listening devices, on-demand closed captioning, open captioning, audio description, Braille and large print Playbills
Mary Jane on Broadway showcases the highs and lows of a single mother caring for her young toddler, who lives with cerebral palsy and other health issues due to a premature birth. She hops from emergency to emergency, trying to maintain a positive outlook amid it all.
The Mary Jane play premiered in 2017 at the Yale Repertory Theatre. During its subsequent Off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop, Carrie Coon played Mary Jane, receiving an Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award nomination for her performance.
This time around, the star is McAdams, who you may know from her roles in Mean Girls, Spotlight, and The Notebook. Mary Jane is her first Broadway credit, so you're witnessing a major milestone in her career!
Her director, Anne Kauffman, returns to Broadway less than a year after staging the Tony-nominated revival of The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, starring Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan, on and off Broadway.
Don't miss Rachel McAdams make her Broadway debut in Mary Jane, about a single mother of a sick child who leans on a diverse group of women to help her through. Pulitzer- and Tony-nominated writer Amy Herzog teams up with Obie-winning director Anne Kauffman for the play's Broadway premiere.
Mary Jane on Broadway is at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, which is located in New York, NY, United States, 10036.
Mary Jane on Broadway runs for 2h 5m (incl. intermission).
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Amy Herzog, a Pulitzer Prize finalist (4000 Miles) and Tony Award nominee (A Doll's House), wrote Mary Jane.
Anne Kauffman (The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Marvin's Room) directs Mary Jane on Broadway.
Mary Jane is an emotionally heavy play that deals with themes like illness and the toll of caregiving, which may not be suitable or interesting to children.
Mary Jane is an fantastic, moving play with plenty of rave reviews. As the New York Times said, "'Mary Jane,' with its ordinary name, is a character study, an Everywoman story, despite its origin in specific personal experience."
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