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Anna Christie at Lyric Stage Company Lyric Stage Company of Boston
140 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA
April 6 - May 6, 2018
Recurring daily
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by Eugene O'Neill
Directed by Scott Edmiston

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, O'Neill's classic is a surprisingly contemporary play that crackles with fierce physicality, humor, and drama. After a 20-year separation, a coal barge captain (Lyric Stage favorite Johnny Lee Davenport) is reunited with the daughter he unknowingly abandoned to a life of hardship. When Anna falls in love with a shipwrecked sailor, her father and her suitor come to recognize their own culpability in her plight, and all three struggle in their own way for salvation. Following his acclaimed production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Scott Edmiston takes a fresh look at one of America's greatest playwrights.

Anna Christie at Lyric Stage Company