You do not mess with Kristin Miller. In the 1960s, she was a radical activist and political protester. Now a celebrated art historian, the publication of her memoir threatens to split her family apart. But Kristin has never been one to shy away from a fight.
Direct from London, Roundabout Theatre Company presents the New York debut of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s biting play with the “Magnificent” (The Independent) Stockard Channing in a powerhouse performance as a woman facing the repercussions of her past. "Apologia" is a passionate, human and humorous clash of generations and beliefs—a lively look at yesterday’s rebels living in today’s reality. Directed by Daniel Aukin ("Bad Jews," "Admissions," "Skintight").
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When Kristin Miller’s sons arrive at her home on the English countryside to celebrate her birthday, tensions arise in Alexi Kaye Campbell’s “Apologia.” Kristin, a radical political activist has just released her memoir. However, a major plot point of her past is missing from the book: any mention of her children.
The boys, all grown up, are back — and they’ve brought their girlfriends with them. One is a timid American Christian, the other a sharp soap opera star. Directed by Daniel Aukin, the play stars Stockard Channing, who reprises her acclaimed performance from the 2017 West End revival of “Apologia.”
What To Watch For
- The original production of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s “Apologia” debuted at London’s Bush in 2009.
- This revival opened at Trafalgar Studios in August 2017.
- In this revival, the roles of brothers Peter and Simon are played by the same actor.
- Although Stockard Channing moved with the show from the West End to Off-Broadway, there is a new director for New York. Jamie Lloyd helmed the London production, and Daniel Aukin is the director off Broadway.